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Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Paul Murphy

138. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason newly approved applicants for the pandemic unemployment payment are not being given an initial payment which includes arrears due from the date on which their application was received rather than being informed that arrears will be paid at an unspecified date down the line and in a context in which there is no appeal or investigation of the approved claim (details supplied). [24517/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Cabinet Committees

Paul Murphy

10. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Housing will next meet. [22652/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Tax Data

Paul Murphy

34. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue that could be raised from the imposition of an emergency 3% Covid-19 tax on the total assets of natural persons, whatever the legal form of tenure, of €1 million and over, rising to a 5% tax on assets of €10 million and over. [24295/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Tax Data

Paul Murphy

35. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue that could be raised from the imposition of an emergency 3% Covid-19 tax on the assets of investment funds and holding companies. [24296/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Tax Data

Paul Murphy

36. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue that could be raised from the imposition of an emergency 3% Covid-19 tax on the market value of all property transfers by legal persons. [24297/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Tax Data

Paul Murphy

37. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue that could be raised from the imposition of an emergency 2% Covid-19 tax on the market value of property transfers by natural persons of €1 million and over. [24298/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Paul Murphy

97. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Social Protection the benefits workers are entitled to claim when they are not working but are still on their employers' books and their employer is in receipt of the employment wage subsidy scheme; and the related hours and wage thresholds. [24283/20]

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Paul Murphy

98. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Social Protection the benefits workers on reduced working hours are entitled to claim when their employer is in receipt of the employment wage subsidy scheme; and the related hours and wage thresholds. [24284/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Cabinet Committees

Paul Murphy

5. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on health will next meet. [23684/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Cabinet Committees

Paul Murphy

10. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Economic Recovery and Investment will next meet. [22655/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Cabinet Committees

Paul Murphy

17. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Education will next meet. [22654/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme

Paul Murphy

51. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to ensure that persons who suffered narcolepsy after receiving the Pandemrix vaccine receive appropriate compensation without the need for expensive court cases. [23676/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Paediatric Services

Paul Murphy

86. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to ensure the full reopening of paediatric emergency services at Tallaght Hospital as was promised earlier in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23675/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Paul Murphy

386. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Education if her attention and that of NPHET and the HSE have been drawn to the fact that the exchange of teenage school students from other European states continues to be facilitated by secondary schools here despite Covid-19 restrictions on travel and household gatherings; if they have approved that secondary schools should continue such exchange programmes; the number of students associated with the programmes; and the measures her Department, NPHET and the HSE have taken to reduce the risk of travel-related infection from the international exchange programmes. [23546/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Social Welfare Eligibility

Paul Murphy

508. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Social Protection if persons in receipt of the EWSS are also eligible to apply for the short-time work support (details supplied). [23716/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Paul Murphy

704. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Health if the latest restriction on groups of 15 outdoors will be clarified with regard to caravan parks in which families are only allowed use their own caravans, campers or tents and in which no clubhouse or other group facilities are open and all other public health and distancing advice is observed: and if such caravan parks can open and remain in compliance with current restrictions. [23547/20]

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020

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Disability Support Services

Paul Murphy

769. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Health his policy with regard to the care of persons with special needs, in particular the apparent change in the level of care to be provided under service level agreements between the HSE and care institutions (details supplied); and the steps he will take to ensure that day services reopen five days a week and that there is a full resumption of transport and respite services [23880/20]

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Thu, 10 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Paul Murphy

119. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Education if arrangements will be made to allow the children of parents who are at high risk of Covid-19 to receive remote schooling rather than having to attend in person, putting their parents at risk (details supplied). [23175/20]

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Thu, 10 Sep 2020

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State Examinations

Paul Murphy

120. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Education the way in which the leaving certificate calculated grades standardisation algorithm works (details supplied). [23184/20]

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Thu, 10 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Paul Murphy

129. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Social Protection if persons in receipt of the EWSS are also eligible to apply for the short-time work support (details supplied). [23173/20]

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