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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

26. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment when he expects the level 3 restart grant of 30% top-up to be operational in County Louth to help local businesses following the recent upgrading from level 2 to 3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32123/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Mobile Telephony Services

Fergus O'Dowd

30. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications if he will address concerns in respect of mobile phone coverage in Border areas (details supplied); if changes being brought in on the 1 January 2021 by the UK Government will have very serious consequences for persons on Irish contracts in Border areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32104/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

59. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Finance if she will address a matter in relation to access to the CRSS (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32157/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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School Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

129. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education further to Parliamentary Question No. 155 of 9 September 2020, her previous response in regard to the loss of teachers this year following the retention assessment and further to the announcement in the budget that there will be a three point reduction in the retention schedule, if she will fast-track the process for the school in this current school year considering their unacceptable loss of teachers and with full regard to the pressures the current pandemic is placing on schools in this position; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31803/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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DEIS Scheme

Fergus O'Dowd

130. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education if she will respond to a person (details supplied) in relation to DEIS 1 schools and budget announcements; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31805/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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School Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

147. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 218 of 13 May 2020 and 155 of 9 September 2020 and the loss of teachers in 2020 following the retention assessment and further to the announcement in Budget 2021 that there will be a three point reduction in the retention schedule, if she will fast-track the process for a school (details supplied) in this current school year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32077/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Driver Test

Fergus O'Dowd

156. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Transport if assistance will be provided in securing a driver test for a person (details supplied) to enable them to continue to work. [30946/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

192. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Finance if further mortgage moratoriums will be supported for workers who are in forced closure lay-off, such as employees of restaurants without outdoor dining areas that cannot remain open under current guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31071/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Citizenship Applications

Fergus O'Dowd

512. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Justice if assistance will be provided to a person (details supplied) in relation to a delayed citizenship process; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31041/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Disability Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

586. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the steps he has taken to mitigate against any potential service emergency in the disability and residential care sector in view of the announcement by St. John of God that it will be withdrawing from service provision under current circumstances (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31155/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Care of the Elderly

Fergus O'Dowd

598. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if he will respond to a letter (details supplied) on funding long-term support and care for older people; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31194/20]

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Thu, 15 Oct 2020

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National Broadband Plan

Fergus O'Dowd

99. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications if he will address matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) in relation to broadband issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30794/20]

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Thu, 15 Oct 2020

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School Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

202. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education the measures being examined to improve pay and conditions for school secretaries; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30855/20]

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Thu, 15 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

233. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if additional supports will be made available to college students who have paid full college fees but are advised to remain home under Covid-19 guidelines; if supports will be made available for students who have paid accommodation fees up front; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30793/20]

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Wed, 14 Oct 2020

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Travel Trade Sector

Fergus O'Dowd

109. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Transport if he will address matters raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30399/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

16. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will review the restart grant qualifying criteria in order to allow companies with high turnovers but low profit rates in exceptional circumstances, that is, turnover of over €5 million but a low profit margin.; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29928/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Mortgage Lending

Fergus O'Dowd

92. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Finance his views in respect of mortgage applicants of whom Covid-19 review teams within banks are requesting documentation and credit checks from their employers to ascertain if a company is in receipt of the employment wage subsidy scheme in view of the fact that the employee is not in receipt of the payment or has been removed from the scheme; if this is permissible under legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29710/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Wage Subsidy Scheme

Fergus O'Dowd

100. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29903/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Tax Forms

Fergus O'Dowd

112. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Finance the measures being assessed to support persons most in need of assistance with regard to the pay and file deadline (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30200/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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School Curriculum

Fergus O'Dowd

215. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education if she will address a matter (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29652/20]

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