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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Denis Naughten

27. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the travel advice for families that have booked holidays during the summer months in other EU countries; if families should seek a refund for such holidays; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7902/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Passport Services

Denis Naughten

28. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when he plans to reopen the provision of passport services; the reason the matter was not considered a critical service due to the constitutional freedom to travel and the EU freedom of movement; if he is satisfied that all Irish citizens are being treated equally in terms of the freedom to travel based on whether they have a valid passport or require the consent of the passport office to a passport renewal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7903/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Denis Naughten

254. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the July provision will be extended to cover the month of June; if the provision will be extended as a once-off measure to all other children with a disability in view of the significant period of time they have been out of school due to Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7905/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Denis Naughten

255. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills the steps he is taking to prioritise the completion of school construction projects in advance of September 2020 to assist with the Covid-19 social distancing rules; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7906/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Denis Naughten

256. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills the engagement he has had with school management at primary and post-primary level, respectively, to source additional accommodation to facilitate Covid-19 social distancing rules from September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7907/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Denis Naughten

595. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the policy basis for moving patients without a Covid-19 status or with a Covid-19 positive status from acute hospitals to nursing homes rather than designated stepdown facilities while this is acknowledged within Covid protocols as a necessary risk; if the risk assessment used to justify this action will be published; the number of Covid-19 positive cases in nursing homes in cases in which the resident was transferred directly from an acute hospital setting; if the policy of transferring Covid-19 positive or Covid-19 status unknown patients to nursing homes will be reviewed in view of the scale of infection in nursing homes and in further view of the fact that this cohort of the population face the greatest risk of death from Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7908/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Tests

Denis Naughten

596. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the number of meat plant staff that were tested as part of a screening programme that have to be retested due to the lack of a result from the laboratory; the average time delay between the initial test and the retest; the corresponding figures for nursing home staff and residents respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7909/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Tests

Denis Naughten

597. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the current mean average time, respectively for the turnaround of all Covid-19 test results that are positive, negative and cumulative; the number of persons in each category; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7910/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Denis Naughten

985. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of social protection offices which have been closed and sanitised due to the presentation of Covid-19 positive applicants at public desks applying for the Covid 19 enhanced illness benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7904/20]

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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Maternity Leave

Denis Naughten

416. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to extend maternity leave for those currently availing of same in view of Covid-19 restrictions regarding childcare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6106/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Denis Naughten

687. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health when a decision will be made on an application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4803/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Flood Relief Schemes Data

Denis Naughten

134. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the funding allocated to date for flood mitigation works on the rivers Shannon and Suck since the flooding of 2015; the status of each project; the works planned on both river catchments; the number of families that applied for home relocation; the number approved, rejected and on hand; the number of homeowners that applied for individual property protection measures; the number approved, rejected and on hand; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3094/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Flood Relief Schemes

Denis Naughten

135. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress to date on the pilot individual property flood protection scheme; the conclusions drawn from the Graiguenamanagh and Crossmolina pilots; when it is planned to make a submission to Government on a scheme to support individual property protection measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3095/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Flood Relief Schemes Funding

Denis Naughten

146. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the OPW has developed a specific cost-benefit analysis for areas impacted by turlough flooding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3161/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Schools Building Projects Status

Denis Naughten

245. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No.126 of 2 October 2019, the progress made to date in developing a purpose built school for the pupils of the school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3091/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Autism Support Services

Denis Naughten

582. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health when a child (details supplied) will receive an appointment for a service; the current waiting list to access the service; the steps being taken to address the waiting list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2829/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Health Services Provision

Denis Naughten

583. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health when a child (details supplied) will receive an appointment for a service; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2830/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Denis Naughten

633. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health when an assessment (details supplied) will be completed; the status of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2994/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Denis Naughten

702. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 653 of 11 July 2019, the payments (details supplied) for 2019, for schemes, the medical card, drugs payment, methadone and long-term illness schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3360/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Beef Industry

Denis Naughten

947. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 539 of 17 December 2019, if he has received applications for PGI status; when this application will be submitted to the EU; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3092/20]

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