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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Mortgage Lending

Pearse Doherty

34. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if there are regulations preventing lenders from refusing credit or mortgage applications on the grounds of geography such as refusing credit or a mortgage application on the grounds that the applicant was resident in County Donegal. [12191/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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EU Issues

Pearse Doherty

39. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance his views on the introduction of a digital euro; the assessment of its likely impact on Ireland that has been carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12224/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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EU Issues

Pearse Doherty

40. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the representations that have been made to him on the issue of a digital euro to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12225/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Fiscal Data

Pearse Doherty

41. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the assessment his Department has carried out on the possibility of financial instability or reduction in the tax base due to the use of cryptocurrencies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12226/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Pearse Doherty

45. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the number of appeals made to the Revenue Commissioners by businesses and persons against determinations made that the businesses and persons in question do not qualify for the for the Covid restrictions support schemes since the beginning of the scheme disaggregated by appeals made per week and the county of residence of the business or person making the appeal. [12303/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Pearse Doherty

46. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the number of successful appeals made to the Revenue Commissioners by businesses and persons against determinations made that the businesses and persons in question do not qualify for the Covid restrictions support schemes since the beginning of the scheme disaggregated by appeals made per week and the county of residence of the business or person making the appeal. [12304/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Brexit Issues

Pearse Doherty

162. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Transport if there are plans to extend the deadline for holders of TM CPC UK certificates to exchange same for EU or Irish certificates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12089/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Banking Licences

Pearse Doherty

185. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if the special purpose vehicle to be established with participating banks as part of the affordable purchase shared equity scheme will be required to obtain a banking licence; if such a banking licence has been applied for; if so, the cost of same; the person or body that will pay the cost; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11143/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Banking Licences

Pearse Doherty

186. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if the Central Bank Commission has approved of the affordable purchase shared equity scheme and its interaction with the mortgage measure; if not, when the Central Bank Commission will next meet to consider the scheme and its interaction with the mortgage measures; and if the operation of the scheme is contingent on the Central Bank's approval of the scheme and its interaction with the mortgage measures. [11145/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Banking Licences

Pearse Doherty

187. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if a contract has been granted to a company (details supplied) for the purpose of advice or consultancy services; the value of the contract; and the total funds paid with respect of same to date. [11149/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Legislative Measures

Pearse Doherty

204. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the status of the legislation providing for the senior executive accountability regime; when it will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11530/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Value Added Tax

Pearse Doherty

205. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the action his Department has taken to respond to the application of the VAT margin scheme on second-hand cars imported from Great Britain into Northern Ireland and the competitive disadvantage this creates for retailers here. [11546/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Vehicle Registration Tax

Pearse Doherty

206. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider reducing VRT on second-hand imported vehicles to offset the increase in VRT in order to address the disadvantage caused by the application of the VAT margin scheme for second-hand cars imported from Great Britain into Northern Ireland. [11547/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Pearse Doherty

241. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the funds allocated as part of Budget 2021 to payments of the pandemic unemployment payment outside of the recovery and contingency funds. [11550/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Pearse Doherty

242. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the funds allocated as part of Budget 2021 to payments of the employment wage subsidy scheme outside of the recovery and contingency funds [11551/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Pearse Doherty

243. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the expected profile of payments through the pandemic unemployment payment and employment wage subsidy scheme from January to the end of June 2021; and if he expects the need for a supplementary estimate in the event that funds allocated to the contingency fund are insufficient to fund additional payments under the schemes. [11552/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Foreshore Issues

Pearse Doherty

314. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of applications granted in each of the years 2018 to 2020 and to date in 2021, for foreshore licences for seaweed harvesting by county in tabular form; and the locations in which such licences were granted. [12091/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Foreshore Issues

Pearse Doherty

315. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of applications received, refused and granted in each of the years 2018 to 2020 and to date in 2021, for foreshore licences for seaweed harvesting in County Donegal in tabular form; and the locations within County Donegal in which such licences were granted or refused. [12092/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Foreshore Issues

Pearse Doherty

316. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the process by which a foreshore licence for seaweed harvesting is applied for; if there is a need for public consultation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12093/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Departmental Contracts

Pearse Doherty

322. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if a contract has been granted to a company (details supplied) for the purpose of advice or consultancy services; the value of the contract; and the total funds paid in respect of same to date. [11150/21]

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