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Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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National Biodiversity Plan

Frances Fitzgerald

61. Deputy Frances Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of existing and planned initiatives to protect biodiversity here including initiatives in Dublin; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8595/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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International Conventions

Frances Fitzgerald

94. Deputy Frances Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the outstanding issues concerning the ratification of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women; and the timeframe for ratification in this regard. [5797/19]

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Thu, 21 Mar 2002

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Other Questions. - Redundancy Payments.

Frances Fitzgerald

18 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the proposals she deems appropriate to the Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967-1991; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9373/02]

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Wed, 3 Oct 2001

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Priority Questions. - Anti-Racism Measures.

Frances Fitzgerald

96 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the action he will take to deal with racism here; the way in which a national plan will be developed; the timeframe envisaged; if separate statistics on racist crimes are kept; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22479/01]

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Wed, 3 Oct 2001

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Priority Questions. - Anti-Racism Measures.

Frances Fitzgerald

96 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the action he will take to deal with racism here; the way in which a national plan will be developed; the timeframe envisaged; if separate statistics on racist crimes are kept; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22479/01]

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Wed, 4 Jul 2001

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Priority Questions. - Social Welfare Services.

Frances Fitzgerald

28 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs his Department's policy regarding the future delivery of social welfare services via An Post. [19863/01]

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Wed, 4 Jul 2001

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Priority Questions. - Social Welfare Services.

Frances Fitzgerald

28 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs his Department's policy regarding the future delivery of social welfare services via An Post. [19863/01]

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Thu, 24 May 2001

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Ceisteanna–Questions. Priority Questions. - Social Welfare Payments.

Frances Fitzgerald

4 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the progress he has made on individualising social welfare payments; his policy in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14599/01]

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Wed, 28 Mar 2001

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Other Questions. - Ministerial Air Transport Service.

Frances Fitzgerald

27 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Defence if he proposes to replace the Government jet with a new aircraft; the reason a replacement is required; the specifications for the proposed new plane; and the procedure he proposes adopting with regard to its acquisition [9108/01].

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Wed, 28 Mar 2001

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Other Questions. - Ministerial Air Transport Service.

Frances Fitzgerald

27 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Defence if he proposes to replace the Government jet with a new aircraft; the reason a replacement is required; the specifications for the proposed new plane; and the procedure he proposes adopting with regard to its acquisition [9108/01].

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Thu, 1 Mar 2001

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Ceisteanna–Questions. Priority Questions. - Equality Authority.

Frances Fitzgerald

5 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the work of the Equality Authority to date; the numbers of referrals they have raised under the nine categories covered by the Equal Status Act, 2000; the number of cases processed to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5879/01]

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Tue, 27 Feb 2001

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Priority Questions. - Anti-Poverty Strategy.

Frances Fitzgerald

26 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the targets he has set for the elimination of poverty; if he has secured the agreement of the social partners to these targets; the dates by which he hopes to achieve each target; the mechanisms for implementation of measures designed to reach targets; the criteria against which achievement of targets will be measured; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5565/01]

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Tue, 27 Feb 2001

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Priority Questions. - Family Support Services.

Frances Fitzgerald

28 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs if he will develop a nationwide scheme to help teenage parents; if he will ensure such parents are eligible for return to work or return to education schemes; if he will provide new allowances for such parents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5566/01]

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Tue, 27 Feb 2001

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Priority Questions. - Anti-Poverty Strategy.

Frances Fitzgerald

26 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the targets he has set for the elimination of poverty; if he has secured the agreement of the social partners to these targets; the dates by which he hopes to achieve each target; the mechanisms for implementation of measures designed to reach targets; the criteria against which achievement of targets will be measured; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5565/01]

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Tue, 27 Feb 2001

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Priority Questions. - Family Support Services.

Frances Fitzgerald

28 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs if he will develop a nationwide scheme to help teenage parents; if he will ensure such parents are eligible for return to work or return to education schemes; if he will provide new allowances for such parents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5566/01]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2000

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Priority Questions. - Child Care Costs.

Frances Fitzgerald

23 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs if he proposes to undertake any research on the cost of child rearing and child care, his views on the percentage of this cost that should be met through child benefit; the extent of child poverty; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30014/00]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2000

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Priority Questions. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Frances Fitzgerald

25 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the number of people in receipt of the maximum rate of carer's allowance; if any estimate has been made of the benefit to the economy, in terms of lower health provision, arising from the payment of this allowance; if he has any plans to introduce a cost of care payment in the context of the Social Welfare Bill, 2001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30015/00]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2000

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Priority Questions. - Social Insurance Fund.

Frances Fitzgerald

26 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the impact the abolition of the ceiling on PRSI payments will have on the social insurance fund; the net cost of the social welfare increases announced in the budget, when these extra receipts are taken into account; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30016/00]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2000

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Other Questions. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Frances Fitzgerald

180 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the percentage of the 5,000 carers, who will now qualify for a carer's allowance under the budget proposals, who will receive only a partial allowance; the number of recipients of the allowance who will move from a partial allowance to the full rate as a result of the budget; the percentage of carers in receipt of the allowance who are in receipt of a partial payment; the minimum amount paid to carers in 2000 in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30032/00]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2000

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Other Questions. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Frances Fitzgerald

182 Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs the number in receipt of the carer's allowance; the number of carers who receive no compensation under the scheme based on those refused since the scheme was introduced; his views on the estimate of the Carers Association that there are 120,000 carers in the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30034/00]

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