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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Paternity Leave Scheme

Sandra McLellan

132. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if self-employed fathers will be entitled to paternity leave; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4258/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Sandra McLellan

143. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of a payment to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4349/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Paternity Leave Scheme

Sandra McLellan

162. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if working fathers who do not work full-time hours will be entitled to paternity leave from September 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4638/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Tax Code

Sandra McLellan

175. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Finance why an unmarried couple are deemed a cohabiting couple when claiming social protection but are deemed single persons when one of the partners gains employment and is trying to claim tax back; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4135/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Local Authority Charges Application

Sandra McLellan

557. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if persons who lived outside the State prior to the introduction of the Non Principal Private Residence were notified of it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4595/16]

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016

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Child and Family Agency Investigations

Sandra McLellan

2. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number, outcome and type of complaints made to the early years inspectorate of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, in each of the years 2013 to 2015 in tabular form. [3279/16]

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016

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Family Income Supplement Eligibility

Sandra McLellan

33. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if a person participating in an apprenticeship who has a partner and two children, is eligible to apply under the family income supplement scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3522/16]

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016

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Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Sandra McLellan

306. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a person who did not directly receive money through the redress scheme but subsequently won a case against a solicitor for not filling out the application on time can apply to Caranua; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3471/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Social Welfare Code

Sandra McLellan

87. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason an unmarried couple are deemed a cohabiting couple when claiming social protection, but are deemed single persons when one of the partners gains employment and is trying to claim tax back; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2783/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Bus Éireann Services

Sandra McLellan

491. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport how many of Bus Éireann's recently announced new fleet will be wheelchair-accessible; if they will be allocated to areas not currently serviced with wheelchair-accessible buses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2726/16]

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016

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National Monuments

Sandra McLellan

173. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if the State has simply adopted the Chartered Land plan for a commemorative centre at 14 to 17 Moore Street in Dublin 1. [2380/16]

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016

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National Monuments

Sandra McLellan

174. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if the State has simply adopted the Chartered Land team of experts who wrongly identified number 18 Moore Street, Dublin 1 as a post 1916 structure in its application for ministerial consent. [2381/16]

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016

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National Monuments

Sandra McLellan

175. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht who or what State agency is supervising the removal of protected elements within 14 to 17 Moore Street in Dublin 1; and what is their level of expertise. [2383/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Sandra McLellan

139. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection to expedite an application that was submitted by a person (details supplied) in County Cork in October 2015 under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2332/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Family Income Supplement Eligibility

Sandra McLellan

88. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection to review the legislation for family income supplement, given that the amount awarded is set for 12 months regardless of change of employment circumstances and that this is unjust as it often means persons receive much less than they should; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46890/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Carer's Allowance Appeals

Sandra McLellan

115. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection to approve and expedite an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1235/16]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Sandra McLellan

219. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question Number 344 of 6 October 2015, the status of the appeal concerned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44899/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Medical Card Applications

Sandra McLellan

484. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if he will expedite an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45448/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Student Grant Scheme Applications

Sandra McLellan

535. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Education and Skills why Student Universal Support Ireland will not accept a sworn affidavit when an applicant's parents are separated and there is no legal separation agreement (details supplied). [45197/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Sports Organisations

Sandra McLellan

630. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the efforts he is making to ensure the inclusion and integration of members of the Traveller community within sporting circles and clubs. [44742/15]

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