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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mary Butler

207. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance if he will address the concerns raised in correspondence regarding the EWSS (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45116/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Apprenticeship Programmes

Mary Butler

469. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will address the concerns raised in correspondence regarding apprenticeships (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45120/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Tax Reliefs

Mary Butler

260. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider the matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) in relation to counselling and psychotherapy in the context of Budget 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43257/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Housing Policy

Mary Butler

309. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will address the concerns raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43213/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Energy Policy

Mary Butler

87. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the position regarding reports of a proposal by a company (details supplied) to seek approval to build a gas plant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43192/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Rail Network

Mary Butler

175. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Transport if he will address the concerns raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43193/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Tax Code

Mary Butler

227. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance if consideration has been afforded to increasing the fishers' tax credit and the seafarers' allowance for crewmen to incentivise more workers into the industry; if consideration has been afforded to further tax incentives for crewmen on Irish fishing vessels to address worker shortages within the industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43191/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Water Quality

Mary Butler

303. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the status of the surveys being carried out under the Water Framework Directive in the south-east; the expected timeframe for surveys to be complete; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43190/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Housing Schemes

Mary Butler

379. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will identify funding streams or any grant funding available within his Department to supplement and incentivise the planning and construction of housing projects for older persons specifically; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42851/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Departmental Policies

Mary Butler

647. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education the position regarding a national policy for the care of children with food allergies some of which can pose a significant health risk to children in pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43187/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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School Staff

Mary Butler

648. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education the progress to date in finalising the pay and conditions for school secretaries and caretakers; the timeline for the finalisation of these issues; the current position regarding negotiations with a union (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43189/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Departmental Functions

Mary Butler

649. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education if she will address the concerns raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43194/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Carer's Leave

Mary Butler

789. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if consideration has been given to the possibility of extending carer’s leave for employees across all sectors; if he has investigated such a measure to the point by which costings have been calculated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43188/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Departmental Funding

Mary Butler

790. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the funding streams within his Department which may be of potential assistance to ongoing fundraising effort outlined in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43195/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Mary Butler

791. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the potential funding streams within his Department, Pobal or by alternative means to support the establishment of a pre-school for ECCE classes as outlined in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43197/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Common Agricultural Policy

Mary Butler

1606. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address the concerns raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43196/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Electricity Generation

Mary Butler

77. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the position regarding the timeline for issuing of payments to homeowners and or private citizens under the solar PV scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40199/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Insurance Industry

Mary Butler

415. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance if he will identify a potential solution to the difficulties in securing public liability insurance for a company (details supplied) which may be reflective of a wider issue affecting small tourism providers since Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41064/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Tourism Industry

Mary Butler

542. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the position regarding the reopening of the Fáilte Ireland tourist office in Waterford; if her attention has been drawn to the fact the decision for the branch to remain closed is having a negative effect on local businesses, small tourism operators such as walking tour and heritage site guides; if she will investigate the possibility of reversing this decision and reopening the office in Waterford as soon as possible; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40570/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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School Funding

Mary Butler

997. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education if she will investigate reinstating the school library grant to primary schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40238/21]

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