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Today, 18 Apr 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Staff

Seán Fleming

60. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Finance the number of staff of various grades to be recruited in regions nationally to deal with persons who are considered high-wealth individuals in view of the fact that the Revenue Commissioners are considering reducing the threshold for these persons from €50 million to possibly €30 million or a lower figure; the resulting increase in work that will be required to deal with same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18098/19]

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Today, 18 Apr 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Staff

Seán Fleming

61. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Finance the level of recruitment planned by the Revenue Commissioners in 2019 at each different grade level separate from recruitment that will be required to deal with Brexit issues; the number of persons expected to retire; if this recruitment will be sufficient to replace persons who are retiring; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18099/19]

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Today, 18 Apr 2019

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Community Employment Schemes Supervisors

Seán Fleming

85. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will meet with representatives of community employment supervisors regarding the implementation of the 2008 Labour Court recommendation regarding the occupational pension scheme for community employment supervisors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18084/19]

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Today, 18 Apr 2019

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Single Payment Scheme

Seán Fleming

218. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department has contacted persons who had their single payment scheme payment reduced (details supplied); the number of farmers who have had reduced payments as a result of the earlier rule which was not in compliance with EU regulations; the process in place for dealing with these fines and making refunds to farmers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18200/19]

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Today, 18 Apr 2019

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Children First Guidelines

Seán Fleming

266. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the process in place in Tusla in assessing credible reports in respect of child safety issues; the protocols in place; the maximum timetable for action to be taken on these reports; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18095/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Defence Forces Personnel

Seán Fleming

114. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the position regarding privates and corporals in the Defence Forces who are reaching 25 years of service in 2019; the arrangements in place to allow them continue to serve providing they pass fitness requirements; if the process is in place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17579/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Schools Building Projects

Seán Fleming

196. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills the date the revised pre-qualification process in respect of a school project (details supplied) commenced; when it will commence and advertisements will be published in respect of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17599/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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School Management

Seán Fleming

197. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration will be given to a national policy to facilitate parents who must travel to work and want to have their children in school before they leave for work which would necessitate schools being open from 8 a.m. or 8.30 a.m.; his views on the benefits of this proposal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17602/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Schools Building Projects

Seán Fleming

198. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills the date the project manager framework was established in respect of schools to be delivered under the ADAPT programme in respect of schools (details supplied); when the tender process will commence to appoint a project manager for the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17610/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Mobility Allowance Review

Seán Fleming

358. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health when the transport grant for disabled persons which ceased five years ago will be reinstated; the position regarding the health (transport support) Bill; when it will be finalised and implemented; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17580/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Departmental Contracts Data

Seán Fleming

368. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the details of each information and communications technology contract, excluding support and maintenance yearly contracts, with a total contract value of over €1 million since 2014; the number of these contracts that have gone fully live and are fully operational; the final costs of these contracts compared with the original tender price; the stage payments that have been made in respect of each contract that is not fully operational to date; when they are expected to be fully operational; the contracts that were entered into and stage payments made in circumstances in which it may be anticipated that these contracts may not become fully operational as originally intended; the number and value of stage payments in each of these cases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17663/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Seán Fleming

369. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health if full care cover will be maintained through the HSE for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17666/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Long-Term Illness Scheme

Seán Fleming

401. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the position regarding allowing the FreeStyle Libre system under the long-term illness scheme for persons with type 1 diabetes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17731/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Medicinal Products Regulation

Seán Fleming

403. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the falsified medicines directive; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17733/19]

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

Seán Fleming

122. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health when an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16834/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Birth Data

Seán Fleming

349. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the number of births in each hospital in each of the years 2014 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16184/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Disability Services Funding

Seán Fleming

353. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the position regarding funding for a society (details supplied) for 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16191/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Medical Card Data

Seán Fleming

446. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the process in place for persons with Down's syndrome in receipt of a medical card; if these can be issued for a minimum of a three year basis instead of asking a person with Down syndrome to fill out an online review often on an annual basis; if the practice which occurs on some occasions in which the person with Down syndrome is asked over the phone if they still have Down syndrome will be ceased; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16609/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Medical Card Data

Seán Fleming

447. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the number of medical cards and general practitioner visit cards, respectively, that were renewed in 2018; the number of these in which an online review form was requested; if a procedure will be put in place in circumstances in which there is a permanent life medical issue that medical cards can be issued on a much longer term basis which in turn will reduce the administration in the HSE and the pressure, work and upset for persons with conditions such as Down syndrome; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16610/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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State Pensions

Seán Fleming

582. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons who have been contacted and the number yet to be contacted in respect of the proposal to allow pensioners affected by the 2012 changes in rate bands to have their pension entitlement calculated on their total contributions basis; when all persons will be contacted; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16175/19]

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