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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Speech and Language Therapy Provision

John Curran

161. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health when a child (details supplied) who was referred to the HSE school age team in west Dublin for continued speech and language therapy will receive the therapy. [50671/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Social Welfare Fraud

John Curran

42. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the investigations and reviews undertaken by the scope section of her Department either solely or in cooperation with the Revenue Commissioners to address the issue of bogus self-employment to date in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50283/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Pensions Reform

John Curran

54. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she has brought forward proposals for a new total contribution pension scheme; if not, when she expects to do so; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50284/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Climate Action Plan

John Curran

103. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the OPW action of the Climate Action Plan 2019 to develop a roadmap to promote greater use of lower carbon building material alternatives in construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50470/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Summer Works Scheme Data

John Curran

110. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of schools that applied for summer works in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of applications which were successful; the number of applications which were unsuccessful in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50467/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Summer Works Scheme Applications

John Curran

111. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an application by a school (details supplied) for a school summer works grant that was unsuccessful will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50468/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Drugs Crime

John Curran

134. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the response he plans to take on the recent findings of the report by the EU Drugs Agency and Europol that violence and intimidation by drug gangs has severely affected communities here and had a major impact on persons, families, communities and the functioning of local services and agencies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50464/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Drugs Crime

John Curran

135. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the response he plans to take in relation to the recent findings of the report by the EU Drugs Agency and Europol that a new phenomenon of drugs supply networks has emerged here and in which criminal gangs based in major cities have expanded their selling operations to provincial towns and almost exclusively supply heroin and crack cocaine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50465/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Misuse of Drugs

John Curran

152. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health the funding allocated to the HSE to carry out a national campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with drug use in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50463/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Forestry Sector

John Curran

181. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the actions being taken to work with industry stakeholders to increase the use of low carbon materials; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50469/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Departmental Staff Data

John Curran

192. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of staff members allocated a car parking space; the number of these spaces equipped with electric vehicle charging points; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50473/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Road Safety Strategy

John Curran

203. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding allocated to the Road Safety Authority to carry out nationwide road safety campaigns in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the costs involved in each campaign for television and radio advertising, social media and print media; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50462/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Traffic Management

John Curran

204. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to introduce congestion charges in cities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50472/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Social and Affordable Housing Data

John Curran

257. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the percentage of new social and affordable houses and apartments built in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019 that have been timber frame houses and apartments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50471/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Waste Disposal Charges

John Curran

52. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason for the considerable delay in introducing an annual support of €75 for the disposal of medical incontinence wear for vulnerable persons to help meet the average annual cost of disposing of domestic waste; when the support will be implemented; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49076/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Drug Treatment Programmes Policy

John Curran

45. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health if the methadone treatment protocols will be reviewed, in particular the length of time persons are on methadone treatment here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48841/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

John Curran

93. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health the cause of the delay in the provision of the Rowlagh primary healthcare centre in north Clondalkin which was first announced in 2012; the timeline for the completion of the project which was granted planning permission in July 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48840/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Disease Incidence

John Curran

340. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health the number of measles cases in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49093/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Legislative Programme

John Curran

341. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce similar legislation relating to the promotion of unhealthy, sugary and junk foods to children in view of the new advertising laws which came into effect recently regarding the promotion of alcohol in the proximity of children; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49094/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

John Curran

342. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health the status of the development of a primary healthcare centre in Lucan, County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49096/19]

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