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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Homeless Persons Supports

Gary Gannon

83. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if his attention has been drawn to significant delays meeting with homelessness officers; the reasons for such delays; and if there are alternative plans or suggested recourses to better support persons and families. [32279/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gary Gannon

110. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to individual schools that have had to make the decision to close after outbreaks of Covid-19 following no guidance from HSE; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32276/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gary Gannon

111. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education the average length of time schools can expect to wait until hearing from the HSE. [32277/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Gary Gannon

112. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if there is a pathway for teacher pupil ratios to reach the EU average of 20:1 in classrooms here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32278/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gary Gannon

113. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if there are plans to carry out an audit in all primary and post-primary schools here in responses to growing concerns over lack of adequate funding to follow with public health guidelines; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32280/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Social Welfare Inspections

Gary Gannon

129. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of notified and unnotified home visits by social welfare inspectors over the past 18 months for the Dublin central area in tabular form. [32275/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Third Level Education

Gary Gannon

134. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the number of students who received a new offer through CAO as a result of the upgraded marks from the 18 students following the leaving certificate calculated grades appeals process that were upgraded. [32281/20]

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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Substance Misuse

Gary Gannon

203. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Health if drug and alcohol support groups and treatment programmes are permitted to operate under potential level 5 restrictions; if so, if he will provide guidance on the safe continuation of these much needed supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32274/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gary Gannon

45. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Finance if travel agencies qualify for the CRSS [32069/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gary Gannon

46. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Finance if businesses closed during level 1 and level 2 qualify for the CRSS and payment breaks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32070/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Gary Gannon

141. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education the reason for the delay in the progression of a school build for a school (details supplied) other than Covid-19; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32063/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Gary Gannon

142. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if she will provide a timeline for completion of a school project for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32064/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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School Staff

Gary Gannon

143. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the position in a school (details supplied) and the increased risks the school faces losing a teacher due to lower enrolment numbers than expected; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32065/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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School Staff

Gary Gannon

144. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education the number of primary schools due to lose staff on 24 October 2020 due to smaller enrolments than expected reported on the annual school census by county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32066/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Gary Gannon

145. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education the number of school builds that are in the various stages of planning and build process in tabular form; and her views on the extent Covid-19 has delayed the process. [32068/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gary Gannon

146. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the fact that many schools in the Dublin area are operating without satisfactory levels of PPE; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32073/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Back to Education Allowance

Gary Gannon

165. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Social Protection if there are plans to reduce the qualifying period on social welfare in order to receive the back to education payment from nine months to three months for level 8 courses. [32071/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Primary Care Services

Gary Gannon

221. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Health the details of the community healthcare organisation quality improvement plan including the defined actions to improve maternity care and the timeframe for these actions as outcomes from the National Maternity Experience Survey [32067/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gary Gannon

258. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Health his views on human connection and if it is a basic human need; and if so, the way that this affects individuals living alone. [32072/20]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Gary Gannon

39. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration his position and actions either taken by his Department or scheduled for the future on archival infrastructure to ensure truth for mother and baby homes. [31365/20]

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