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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Staff

Olivia Mitchell

61. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a personal assistant to a Minister is eligible for the voluntary early retirement when Dáil Éireann is dissolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3324/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Site Acquisitions

Olivia Mitchell

410. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills when she will announce the location of the new Educate Together secondary school to serve the Stepaside area of County Dublin, which is due to open in September 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2760/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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School Patronage

Olivia Mitchell

411. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the patronage selection for the new school to serve the Stillorgan and Clonskeagh area in County Dublin will commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2761/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Site Acquisitions

Olivia Mitchell

412. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a permanent site has been located for Ballinteer Educate Together school, Dublin 16; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2762/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Teacher Redeployment

Olivia Mitchell

406. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will introduce a permanent voluntary redeployment scheme for teachers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1840/16]

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016

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Stability and Growth Pact

Olivia Mitchell

94. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance the public expenditure growth, net of discretionary revenue measures, as defined under the European Union's expenditure benchmark, in each of the budgets from 2003 to 2007; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1717/16]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Travel Documents

Olivia Mitchell

489. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will open negotiations with his counterparts in the United States of America to obtain global entry cards to the United States of America for Irish passport holders, similar to what was recently negotiated by Great Britain; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42976/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Schools Building Projects Status

Olivia Mitchell

526. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) is on the list of building projects to proceed to construction between 2016 and 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42733/15]

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Thu, 19 Nov 2015

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Animal Breeding Regulations

Olivia Mitchell

227. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will review the rules and guidelines surrounding dog breeding establishments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40989/15]

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Tue, 17 Nov 2015

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Health and Social Care Professionals

Olivia Mitchell

453. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Health how he will respond to the recent campaign by physiotherapists to have a common register with physical therapists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40533/15]

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Wed, 4 Nov 2015

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Nursing Staff Remuneration

Olivia Mitchell

161. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Health if the review undertaken by the Health Service Executive to ensure compliance with legislation governing the minimum hourly rate for trainee nurses has been completed; if it is envisaged that this might result in a change in their hourly pay rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38520/15]

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015

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Education and Training Boards

Olivia Mitchell

909. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills if staff paid directly by a recognised school or vocational education committee whose salaries were adjusted with effect from January 2011, in accordance with the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (No. 2) Act 2009, and in line with Department of Education Circular No. 0070/2010, will receive an increase in salary under the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2015. [37643/15]

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015

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School Enrolments

Olivia Mitchell

972. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will respond positively to the request for a third junior infants class for a school (details supplied) in Dublin 16, due to the serious under-provision of places for children of the parish; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37921/15]

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015

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School Patronage

Olivia Mitchell

973. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the patronage selection for the new national school in Stillorgan and Clonskeagh in County Dublin will commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37922/15]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015

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Credit Unions

Olivia Mitchell

250. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance his views on the request by the Irish League of Credit Unions to lift restrictions which prevent credit unions from providing broader banking services; if any changes are envisaged; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36537/15]

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015

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Teacher Data

Olivia Mitchell

590. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Skills to outline her plans to revise the online claim system to record and differentiate leave due to an assault from regular sick leave, in order that any changing trends may be monitored adequately; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36321/15]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015

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Pension Provisions

Olivia Mitchell

41. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance if he is aware of the greatly increased levies on the financial sector being charged by the Central Bank of Ireland to fund the banks’ employees defined benefit pension, and of the impact this could have on new small financial advisory businesses, who themselves may have no pensions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35199/15]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015

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Tax Reliefs Costs

Olivia Mitchell

63. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance the cost to the Exchequer of the tuition fees tax relief scheme, by approved college; by approved course; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35679/15]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015

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Tax Reliefs Costs

Olivia Mitchell

64. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance the cost to the Exchequer of increasing the upper cap on tuition fees to €8,000, €9,000, €10,000 and €15,000; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35680/15]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015

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Tax Reliefs Costs

Olivia Mitchell

65. Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Finance the cost to the Exchequer of increasing the upper cap on tuition fees to €8,000, €9,000, €10,000 and €15,000, for part-time approved courses only; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35681/15]

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