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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Health Services

Marian Harkin

284. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health the plans that are being put in place to assist those patients who are affected by the many long-term effects of Covid-19; if he will ensure access to health services for all those suffering with long-Covid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44285/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Health Services

Marian Harkin

285. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if there are plans for the establishment of multidisciplinary post-Covid-19 clinics around the country; if so, if they will be accessible to all, including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nutritionists and counsellors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44286/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Marian Harkin

115. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his Department will call on the European Union to support a temporary TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 vaccines, medicines and diagnostics at the upcoming WTO meeting. [43648/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Health Services

Marian Harkin

746. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if supports will be put in place for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44069/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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EU Directives

Marian Harkin

19. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if companies operating in Ireland are in breach of the EU Late Payments Directive by exerting undue pressure on suppliers to provide extended payment terms that the supplier does not wish to give or cannot give without jeopardising their cashflow; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39695/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Road Network

Marian Harkin

220. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Transport the responsibility he or his Department have in the provision of public street lighting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40066/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Revenue Commissioners

Marian Harkin

386. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Finance if there are specific operational instructions set out in the Revenue Commissioners’ VRT enforcement manuals that VRT enforcement officers are expected to follow when they encounter a resident in the State for the first-time in possession of a vehicle legally brought into the State by a qualified person on a temporary basis; if so, the specific operational instructions in such cases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40304/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Revenue Commissioners

Marian Harkin

387. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Finance if the power of seizure pursuant to section 141 of the Finance Act 2001 as amended may only be lawfully used when the Revenue Commissioners VRT enforcement officers have adequate evidence to make a determination of liability to forfeiture; if the power of detention pursuant to section 140 of the Finance Act 2001 as amended must be used instead in cases in which enforcement officers of the Revenue Commissioners VRT reasonably suspect a VRT offence has been committed but require further evidence in order to make such a determination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40305/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Revenue Commissioners

Marian Harkin

388. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners other than as set out in SI 127(4) of the Finance Act 2001 as amended, have lawful authority to not issue condemnation proceedings if they are duly served with a notice of claim; if so, the specific section of sub-section of the Finance Act 2001 that grants the Revenue Commissioners such lawful authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40306/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Revenue Commissioners

Marian Harkin

389. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Finance if officers and-or employees of the Revenue Commissioners exercising the delegated prosecutorial authority to investigate, consider, prepare and-or prosecute summary VRT offences in the name of the Director of Public Prosecutions are required to adhere to the DPP code of ethics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40307/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Human Rights

Marian Harkin

826. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the actions his Department and the Government are taking to address the recent laws passed by the Hungarian Government repressing LGBTIQ+ rights; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39694/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Passport Services

Marian Harkin

828. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs when a passport will issue for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39730/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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School Transport

Marian Harkin

996. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Education when an application for the school travel allowance will be processed and paid to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40220/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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International Protection

Marian Harkin

1379. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Justice the plans that are in place to address the delays in the international protection process; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40240/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Food Industry

Marian Harkin

1709. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if he will request his Department to review the Broadcast Authority of Ireland code that pertains to infant formula products and ensure that it is updated to be in line with WHO recommendations including those of the WHO Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (details supplied); the way he plans to bring the Broadcast Authority of Ireland code in line with the WHO code in this regard and the implementation of this process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35044/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Food Industry

Marian Harkin

1710. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health the status of Ireland’s progress on implementing via legislation the WHO Code of Marketing on Breast-milk Substitutes; the reason for the lack of progress in this matter since 2013 and the delay in adopting into domestic law the provisions of the WHO Code in its entirety; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35045/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Marian Harkin

2534. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if he will consider holding a stakeholder engagement meeting in which public health officials will take questions and brief older persons and their representative groups on the current Covid-19 situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38004/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Marian Harkin

2535. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health the most up to date information on the level of protection provided against the delta variant by the different vaccines used in Ireland; and if he will provide this information for the different age cohorts. [38005/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Marian Harkin

2628. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if there are plans to roll out vaccination to the 12 to 15-year old age cohort following the recent approval by the EMA of a vaccine (details supplied) for use in this cohort; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38441/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Marian Harkin

2629. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Health if there are plans to roll out vaccination to the 12 to 15-year old age cohort following the recent approval by the EMA of a vaccine (details supplied) for use for those in this cohort with underlying conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38442/21]

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