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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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School Meals Programme

Joan Collins

61. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the 36 piloted schools initially targeted under the school meals programme serving hot meals will now be a permanent programme; and her plans to extend the scheme to additional schools. [42470/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Public Services Card

Joan Collins

65. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on the ongoing issues relating to the public services card and the Data Protection Commissioner, in particular as it relates to the requirement for a card to access the new national childcare scheme. [43639/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Joan Collins

77. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on whether the payment of wages Bill is not robust enough to protect workers in the hospitality industry in view of the issues that came to light at pre-legislative scrutiny recently. [43638/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Departmental Reviews

Joan Collins

128. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps taken to carry out the necessary assessment required under section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. [43749/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Departmental Reviews

Joan Collins

204. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the steps taken to carry out the necessary assessment required under section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. [43750/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Departmental Reviews

Joan Collins

205. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the initiatives undertaken by her Department to fulfil its statutory obligations under section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. [43755/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Departmental Properties

Joan Collins

281. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health his future plans for the St. Columbas site, Armagh Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12 (details supplied). [42955/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Joan Collins

410. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 396 of 19 February 2019, when the HSE will apply for an extension of duration of permission on the planning that was granted. [43492/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Abortion Legislation

Joan Collins

45. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health the timeline for the drafting and introduction of legislation on safe access zones. [41176/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Joan Collins

51. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to respond to the long delays for public patients applying for the cross-Border directive and the long delays for public patients on the remuneration of payments for their operations from the HSE; the number of persons that were working in the application section and remuneration section in May 2019; the number working in the section now; the number of patients waiting for clearance for their operations in May 2019; the number waiting now; the length of time it took to remunerate the costs to patients in May 2019; and the length of time it is taking now. [41161/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Joan Collins

119. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason his Department is withholding €25 million of the €55 million allocated to mental health services for 2019. [41167/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Taxi Regulations

Joan Collins

400. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied); the number of taxis affected by this issue; and the persons or bodies which will be held responsible for same. [40684/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Traveller Community

Joan Collins

8. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on a report (details supplied); and the way in which he plans to implement it. [37708/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Joan Collins

358. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health if the waiting time of a person (details supplied) will be investigated; and the overall waiting times for the service. [39484/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Public Services Card

Joan Collins

19. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will comply with the legal directions issued to her by the Data Protection Commission regarding the public services card. [38795/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Joan Collins

29. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when she plans to initiate her amendment to the Payment of Wages Act 1991 to deal with the issue of tip theft. [38796/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Public Services Card

Joan Collins

38. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the public services card will not expire on a particular date after it has been issued and reapplied for by a person. [38804/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Social and Affordable Housing

Joan Collins

36. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of cost-rental plans on a site (details supplied). [37951/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Local Authority Housing

Joan Collins

48. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the way in which the choice base letting scheme works (details supplied); the way in which homes are allocated; and the grounds on which homes are allocated. [37709/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Local Authority Housing

Joan Collins

53. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the original policy on the land initiative of public lands will be revised in view of the fact that a site (details supplied) has been approved for cost rental and the disposal of the lands is on the Dublin City Council agenda for the October 2019 council meeting. [37701/19]

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