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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Trade Agreements

Colm Burke

193. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Finance the steps being taken to resolve the issues being experienced by importers of used cars from the UK in respect of proving the preferential origin of cars manufactured in the UK prior to 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44950/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Colm Burke

10. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the reason an area (details supplied) is one of the few areas in the country not to have been prioritised to date in the implementation of the national broadband plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44059/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Colm Burke

44. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if the implementation of the National Broadband Plan is on schedule for 2021; if not, the measures which can be taken in order to expedite it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44060/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Energy Conservation

Colm Burke

148. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the status of the design of the new energy efficiency obligation scheme which will operate from 2022 to 2030; the envisaged targets for the scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44313/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Legislative Measures

Colm Burke

180. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Transport the status of the introduction of legislation for the use of e-scooters and other such vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44311/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Regional Airports

Colm Burke

181. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Transport the supports that will be provided to regional airports to build back routes and services following the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44312/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Tobacco Control Measures

Colm Burke

292. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health the steps his Department has taken to ensure that Ireland benefits from the inaugural Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control as it provides a clear opportunity for Ireland to re-establish its tobacco control credentials on the international stage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44314/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Tobacco Control Measures

Colm Burke

293. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health the steps his Department will take to work with health ministries in other EU states to ensure that the conference outcomes will be progressed at a European level ahead of EU tobacco tax directive, the EU tobacco products directive, the EU cancer beating plan and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control conference of parties scheduled for November 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44315/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Sports Funding

Colm Burke

299. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the position in respect of the release of monies under the 2018 sports capital programme and in particular the monies due to a club (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43587/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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School Staff

Colm Burke

587. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Education the progress that has been made towards the regularisation of pay, pension and terms of employment for school secretaries and caretakers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42633/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Disease Management

Colm Burke

963. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health his plans to implement the National Hepatitis C Treatment Programmes into the Irish Prison Service as is set out in the HSE National Service Plan for 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41435/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Hepatitis C Incidence

Colm Burke

964. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health if Ireland is still on target to reach the World Health Organisation goal of eliminating hepatitis C by 2030; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41436/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Wastewater Treatment

Colm Burke

1593. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he plans to introduce a grant scheme for farmers who will be required to put in place waste water tanks separate from effluent holding tanks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42850/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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School Admissions

Colm Burke

1078. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Education the action that can be taken to accommodate the transfer of a fifth-year student (details supplied) to the leaving certificate applied programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41310/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Hepatitis C Incidence

Colm Burke

1452. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health if he plans to implement national hepatitis C treatment programmes into the Irish Prison Service as is set out in the HSE National Service Plan for 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33396/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Hepatitis C Incidence

Colm Burke

1453. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health if Ireland is still on target to reach the World Health Organisation goal of eliminating hepatitis C by 2030; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33397/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Tests

Colm Burke

1514. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to the use of rapid antigen testing as the primary protocol of testing for international travellers departing from or arriving into Irish airports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33786/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Assisted Human Reproduction

Colm Burke

1791. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health if in dealing with new legislation on surrogacy, it will contain a provision for the introduction of pre-authorised surrogacy agreements prior to conception to ensure that parental rights and responsibilities can be transferred at birth from the surrogate mother to the intended parents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35113/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Colm Burke

1816. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health the procedures that will be put in place for persons who travel to Ireland and who have clear evidence that they have received a Covid-19 vaccine (details supplied); and if there has been any communication with the European Medicines Agency regarding the approval of this vaccine. [35557/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Mental Health Services

Colm Burke

1817. Deputy Colm Burke asked the Minister for Health his plans to help tackle the extensive waiting lists for primary care psychological services and mental health services for children and adolescents in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35558/21]

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