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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Labour Market

Maurice Quinlivan

447. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of introducing one extra bank holiday per year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53612/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Teaching Council of Ireland

Maurice Quinlivan

186. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) has still not had their registration with the Teaching Council processed; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52806/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Maurice Quinlivan

444. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) cannot obtain approval for a zimmer frame; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53180/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Tax Reliefs Costs

Maurice Quinlivan

117. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of reintroducing the tax relief for trade union subscriptions based on 2010 figures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52001/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Living Wage Expenditure

Maurice Quinlivan

122. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimated cost of introducing a living wage of €12.30 per hour for all workers in the Civil Service. [51997/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Living Wage Expenditure

Maurice Quinlivan

123. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimated cost of introducing a living wage of €12.30 per hour for all workers in the public sector. [51998/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Civil Service Staff Data

Maurice Quinlivan

124. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of persons employed in the Civil Service. [51999/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Public Sector Staff Data

Maurice Quinlivan

125. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of persons employed in the public sector. [52000/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Workplace Relations Services Data

Maurice Quinlivan

169. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the funding allocated to the Workplace Relations Commission in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the budget allocated for 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52002/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Workplace Relations Services Data

Maurice Quinlivan

170. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of workplace relations inspectors employed in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number that will be employed in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52003/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Workplace Relations Services Data

Maurice Quinlivan

171. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of staff employed by the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number that will be employed in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52004/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Maurice Quinlivan

234. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in approving a mobility scooter for a person (details supplied). [52029/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Maurice Quinlivan

325. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the length of time a person (details supplied) will have to wait for a MRI scan at University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51165/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Emergency Departments Data

Maurice Quinlivan

190. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the number of patients waiting on a trolley waiting to be admitted for more than 12 hours and 48 hours, respectively, in November 2019. [50819/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Emergency Departments Staff

Maurice Quinlivan

191. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the number of doctors, nurses and consultants on duty in emergency departments on 25 November 2019. [50820/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Tax Code

Maurice Quinlivan

75. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Finance the action he is taking to ensure the proposal to cease the flat rate expenses scheme for workers does not proceed as planned; if he has requested the Revenue Commissioners to defer its decision on the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49505/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Banking Operations

Maurice Quinlivan

80. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a bank (details supplied) has recently sold an €850 million non-performing loan portfolio for the discounted price of €700 million to a company; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that the company is attempting to eliminate future retirement benefits for supermarket workers in the United States of America; his views on whether the State should use its influence in majority State-owned banks to ensure that investment firms that seek to do business with them are accountable for their treatment of workers in other jurisdictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49586/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Air Navigation Orders

Maurice Quinlivan

146. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his Department or another Department authorised a British RAF fighter jet (details supplied) to fly over Irish sovereign territory on 19 November 2019; if so the reason therefor; and if the aircraft was carrying weapons and ammunition. [48916/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Teaching Qualifications

Maurice Quinlivan

222. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the acceptable requirements for time served teaching abroad outside the European Union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49022/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Teaching Qualifications

Maurice Quinlivan

223. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason teaching in overseas private primary schools is recognised when calculating teaching time served abroad but secondary schools are not; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49023/19]

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