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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

James Lawless

181. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the shortage of school places for children diagnosed with ASD in north County Kildare; his plans to expand the number of places available at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46317/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Water Quality

James Lawless

215. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the measures being taken to reassure the public that water is appropriately treated and fit for consumption at both the Leixlip and Ballymore Eustace water plants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45595/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

James Lawless

1077. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the case of a person (details supplied) will be investigated; and if the person will be assisted in locating their contributions. [44965/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

James Lawless

113. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills if maps of the current school planning areas are available; and if a copy is available for use by schools. [42477/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Social Welfare Code

James Lawless

249. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason those in receipt of illness benefit will not receive the Christmas bonus payment which is paid to those in receipt of other social protection payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42405/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Garda Deployment

James Lawless

146. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in County Kildare in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40712/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Community Alert Programme

James Lawless

96. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to improve the existing community text alert scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40177/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Heavy Goods Vehicle Levy

James Lawless

209. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the practice will continue to allow UK commercial vehicles to use the road network system here free of charge excluding toll roads; if a daily tax certificate system will be introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39981/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Schools Facilities

James Lawless

197. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of consent to a school (details supplied) to apply to Kildare County Council for planning permission for a sports facility; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39389/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Garda Data

James Lawless

246. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of operational gardaí on duty across all stations in north County Kildare on each Saturday in August 2019, in tabular form by station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39278/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Closed-Circuit Television Systems

James Lawless

215. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to extend the application dates for the community-based CCTV scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38401/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Fire Service Staff

James Lawless

535. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans to introduce rent allowance payments for members of the retained fire services similar to those in full-time fire services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38358/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Schools Facilities

James Lawless

352. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding proposed extensions, upgrading and-or replacement of school facilities and buildings at both primary and post-primary level in Clane, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35438/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Schools Facilities

James Lawless

353. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding proposed extensions, upgrading and-or replacement of school facilities and buildings at both primary and post-primary level in Prosperous, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35439/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Schools Facilities

James Lawless

354. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding proposed extensions, upgrading and-or replacement of school facilities and buildings at both primary and post-primary level in Kilcock, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35440/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Garda Equipment

James Lawless

518. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason the terms of the contract for the Garda footwear tender have changed from an open procedure to a single framework agreement. [35284/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Garda Equipment

James Lawless

519. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason no suitable tender was selected for the Garda footwear tender; and if all applicants failed to satisfy the minimum and-or maximum qualifying threshold marks as set out under the award criteria tables. [35285/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Garda Equipment

James Lawless

520. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason invitations for the Garda footwear tender now come from his office and not from An Garda Síochána directly. [35286/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Garda Equipment

James Lawless

521. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason the invitation for tenders for Garda footwear does not refer to new technologies available which improve safety in footwear; and the reason these are not requirements. [35287/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Passport Controls

James Lawless

527. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the protocols and procedures for minors travelling alone in relation to passport control at Dublin Airport; the requirement, if applicable, for letters of consent from parents or guardians; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36495/19]

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