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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Fuel Poverty

Brian Leddin

39. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the anticipated impact of the upcoming new solid fuel standards on persons on lower incomes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44135/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Electricity Generation

Brian Leddin

56. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications when the feed-in tariff legislation will be in place to allow homes with micro-generation to sell excess electricity back to the grid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44134/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Transport Policy

Brian Leddin

79. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Transport if he plans to take measures to accelerate the provision of active travel infrastructure as pandemic restrictions recede; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44133/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Public Transport

Brian Leddin

98. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Transport the measures he is taking to phase out fossil fuel powered vehicles from the fleet operated by the public sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44136/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Departmental Policies

Brian Leddin

208. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if there is a national policy by which a person must be resident in an area for a certain period of time before being allowed to access homelessness services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44269/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Financial Services

Brian Leddin

183. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Finance the purpose of the deemed disposal of exchange traded funds for taxation purposes after eight years; if he plans to change this arrangement for small investors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41825/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Greyhound Industry

Brian Leddin

3373. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of greyhounds in the national racing pool from 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2021; the number of greyhounds injured and killed at Irish greyhound tracks from 1 Jan 2021 to 30 June 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39394/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Greyhound Industry

Brian Leddin

3374. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the proposed location of the planned second greyhound care centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39395/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Greyhound Industry

Brian Leddin

3375. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of greyhounds within the industry awaiting homing on 1 July 2021 for periods of time exceeding six and 12 months, respectively; the protocol that is in place for greyhounds deemed challenging to home; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39396/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Greyhound Industry

Brian Leddin

3376. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the expenditure on care and welfare of greyhounds for 2020 and to 30 June 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39397/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Greyhound Industry

Brian Leddin

3377. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of individual greyhound pups born in Ireland during the period 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021; the breakdown of racing and coursing pups; the number of litters born in that period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39398/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Common Agricultural Policy

Brian Leddin

25. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the way in which he will ensure that the measures in the new Common Agricultural Policy will maximise delivery of greenhouse gas reductions across all farms in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37088/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Organic Farming

Brian Leddin

77. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the additional resources he is making available to support the development of organic farming in Ireland in view of the Irish target of 7.5% and the EU target of 25% of organic farmland by 2030; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37089/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Registration of Births

Brian Leddin

450. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to difficulties in the registration of births in the civil registration service due to the handwriting of birth notifications from some maternity hospitals following the cyber-attack on the HSE; the steps she is taking to facilitate the registration of births while manual systems are being operated in maternity hospitals; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37494/21]

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Water Services

Brian Leddin

201. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the status of the commitment to develop a scheme between local authorities and Irish Water to provide drinking water fountains nationwide to reduce plastic bottle litter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36955/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Tax Code

Brian Leddin

53. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Finance if he will address the anomaly in which an e-bike qualifies under the cycle to work scheme but an e-bike kit does not; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36743/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Traffic Management

Brian Leddin

108. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Transport if it is always necessary for a local authority to establish definitively the 85th percentile speed using a traffic speed study before the local authority may apply a special speed limit of 30 km/h; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34454/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Farm Inspections

Brian Leddin

580. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of inspectors employed by his Department to inspect dairy farms in 2011 and 2021; the number of inspections that were carried out in 2011 and that will be carried out in 2021 on dairy farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34249/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Animal Diseases

Brian Leddin

581. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cases of mastitis recorded per 100 dairy cows in Ireland annually from 2011 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34250/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Animal Culls

Brian Leddin

582. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of spent dairy cows slaughtered each year; the number of slaughterhouses accepting spent dairy cows; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34251/21]

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