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Tue, 23 May 2017

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Local Authority Housing Data

Kevin Boxer Moran

302. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the number of proceedings for possession that were undertaken by local authorities in each of the years 2010 to 2016, respectively, relating to local authority tenancies; the number of local authority low cost home ownership schemes; and the number of evictions that were executed for each category in each of the years 2010 to 2016, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24650/17]

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Tue, 2 May 2017

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Homeless Persons Data

Kevin Boxer Moran

454. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the reasons for homelessness of each household accepted by local authorities as homeless over the past two years; the type of accommodation previously occupied by each such household before becoming homeless (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19570/17]

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Tue, 4 Apr 2017

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Beef Imports

Kevin Boxer Moran

594. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the action taken by his Department in view of the Brazilian beef and poultry producer scandal which has seen allegations of shipment of adulterated meat, allegations of shady practices and allegations of endemic corruption within the Brazilian beef and poultry sectors; if Ireland will be joining the growing number of countries which have banned meat imports from Brazil following the scandal; if Ireland will advocate for beef to be taken off the agenda in the Mercosur talks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16324/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Community Policing

Kevin Boxer Moran

112. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to increase the number of community gardaí based at Lucan, Ronanstown, Ballyfermot, Leixlip and Clondalkin Garda stations; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13014/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Community Policing

Kevin Boxer Moran

113. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if discussions have taken place with An Garda Síochána and the Garda Commissioner regarding the importance of community gardaí as a knowledge base for tackling drug-related crime, identifying potential flashpoints and providing positive and trusted engagement with local communities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13015/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Garda Equipment

Kevin Boxer Moran

114. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to replace or upgrade the PULSE system (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13016/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Tax Collection

Kevin Boxer Moran

180. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners have discretion to allow tax defaulters who have built up debts to some extent due to mental illness or addiction to alcohol or drugs but who are now recovering, subject to independent medical assessment and verification, to be able to repay their liabilities to an agreed programme and timescale without necessarily being loaded with sometimes punitive levels of interest; if not, if he will examine this matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13030/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Revenue Commissioners Enforcement Activity

Kevin Boxer Moran

208. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Finance the number of taxpayers who have been prosecuted by reason of delivering to the Revenue Commissioners incorrect income tax returns in circumstances where the taxpayer has zero liability for income tax arising from these returns since the enactment of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded summarily in the District Court; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded upon indictment in the Circuit Criminal Court; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13397/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Revenue Commissioners Enforcement Activity

Kevin Boxer Moran

209. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies or officers of companies that have been prosecuted by reason of such companies making incorrect returns in connection with corporation tax and in circumstances where these returns attempted to correct omissions from previous returns made by these companies in connection with corporation tax since the enactment of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded summarily in the District Court; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded upon indictment in the Circuit Criminal Court; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13398/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Revenue Commissioners Enforcement Activity

Kevin Boxer Moran

210. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies or officers of companies that have been prosecuted for delivering to the Revenue Commissioners incorrect accounts in connection with corporation tax whereby a period of six years has expired from the date of the delivery of these accounts to the date of the commencement of this prosecution since the enactment of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded summarily in the District Court; the number of these prosecutions that have proceeded upon indictment in the Circuit Criminal Court; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13399/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Schools Building Projects Status

Kevin Boxer Moran

263. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will be able to open its extension by September 2019; and if approval to proceed to stage 2B will be forthcoming in order that a planning application can be submitted in the coming weeks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13012/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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School Staff

Kevin Boxer Moran

264. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to rectify the situation whereby school secretaries not being employed directly by his Department have generally not received a pay rise in many years with the exception of a single 1% increase; if a small increase in capitation grants to schools directed specifically towards the employment costs of non-teaching staff will be considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13013/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Housing Provision

Kevin Boxer Moran

410. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he has analysed the optimum mix of social and private housing dwellings in large scale developments such as strategic development zones in terms of social cohesion, the tipping point for private buyers to purchase in such schemes, the average income levels sufficient to attract retail and other pull services; if his attention has been drawn to international evidence in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13020/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Kevin Boxer Moran

411. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his plans to review the 10% social mix in housing developments provided for under current legislation; his plans to facilitate ancillary schemes such as shared ownership as an additional option (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13021/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Social Welfare Offices

Kevin Boxer Moran

495. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Social Protection if plans are in place to securely share information in real time within Intreo and related Departments in order that hours of individual staff productivity are not wasted requesting the same information repeatedly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13027/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Kevin Boxer Moran

496. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Social Protection if there are discretionary payments available for families with wheelchair users that need access to a suitably adapted car in view of the fact that this would save on taxi fares in the long term; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13028/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme Payments

Kevin Boxer Moran

650. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the reason for the delay in providing already approved compensation to a person (details supplied) and others in similar situations who have given a commitment to cease cutting of turf on sensitive sites; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13022/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Accident and Emergency Departments

Kevin Boxer Moran

775. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Health his plans to liaise with the Ministers for Finance and Social Protection regarding penalties or programmes for otherwise healthy persons who cost the State money by repeatedly clogging up accident and emergency services through multiple cases of injuries and incoherence arising out of intoxication, which is leading to a reduced service for other more vulnerable persons; if such penalties could include the docking of a portion of social welfare payments or an increased income tax surcharge; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13023/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Swimming Pool Programme Status

Kevin Boxer Moran

1182. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of funding for the Lucan swimming pool project; if draft architectural plans have been received and a final timescale given for the delivery of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13017/17]

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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Public Transport Provision

Kevin Boxer Moran

1183. Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the Government policy regarding the provision of public transport infrastructure along existing transport corridors designated as strategic for the development of future housing (details supplied), in order that these lands can be sustainably developed and public transport solutions put in place alongside the first housing provision; if this policy has been clearly communicated to the semi-autonomous agencies and State companies charged with ensuring the deliverability of such a network; if these agencies will provide a timeline for same as part of any public consultation process for such developments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13018/17]

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