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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Secretaries General

Thomas Pringle

72. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the process for approval of the new salary for the Secretary General of the Department of Health which is said to be deemed to be commensurate with the scale of the responsibilities, including the vaccine roll-out in the immediate term and the challenges of implementing the Government’s ambition for the roll-out of Sláintecare and the budget of €21 billion for health; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20148/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Fiscal Data

Thomas Pringle

84. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when he will commence publishing statements of Ireland's net worth along with State assets and liabilities; the timeframe for the implementation of this OECD recommendation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20149/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Climate Action Plan

Thomas Pringle

89. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the phase 1 review report by the National Investment Office focusing specifically on the climate action measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20152/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Thomas Pringle

112. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a representative of his Department was sent to the WRC Conciliation Conference with staff from a union (details supplied) regarding staff claims on 20 April 2021; if he will send a representative to future WRC conferences given that HR has to defer to his Department for any decisions regarding pay and conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20150/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Driver Test

Thomas Pringle

411. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport when the licensed portal for NDI approved driver instructors will be opened again to allow instructors to upload lessons completed by persons awaiting a driving test and for persons who require medical assessment lessons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19906/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

412. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport the reason the licensed portal for NDI approved driving instructors is closed while it is still allowing the portal for essential workers to request an invitation for a driver test through the RSA website (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19907/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Credit Unions

Thomas Pringle

484. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance the number of credit unions that have been permitted by the Central Bank to pay a dividend to members for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18590/21]

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Thu, 1 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

354. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he will ensure that cross-Border workers will be prioritised in receiving surplus UK vaccinations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17943/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Energy Efficiency

Thomas Pringle

239. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if he will address the halting of the retrofitting programme in Finglas, Dublin 11; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17346/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Consular Services

Thomas Pringle

505. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied); if his Department will take the necessary steps to have a full and comprehensive reply issued to the person; if he will consider carrying out an audit of correspondence to and from the Office of the Consul General in New York to ensure the office complies with the corporate governance framework of his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16333/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Northern Ireland

Thomas Pringle

531. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has discussed the investigation into the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17410/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Crime Data

Thomas Pringle

803. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice the number of sexual assault and rape cases tried in each of the years 2016 to 2018; the number of convictions achieved; the number of convictions appealed on the grounds of leniency by the Director of Public Prosecutions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16708/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Ministerial Meetings

Thomas Pringle

830. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice if she will meet with persons (details supplied) to discuss the case of a person; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17409/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Departmental Reviews

Thomas Pringle

831. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice when the independent specialist in-depth research study on familicide and domestic homicide reviews will be published; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17414/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Medical Cards

Thomas Pringle

845. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the estimated annual cost of providing discretionary medical cards to all cancer patients at the time of their diagnosis until their treatment has finished; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17393/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Medical Cards

Thomas Pringle

846. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the estimated annual cost of providing lifelong medical cards to all survivors of childhood or adolescent cancers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17394/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

1129. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason the over 70 age group in one part of County Donegal is being vaccinated before the over 80 age group in another area of the county has been completed; if the countrywide roll-out will be done at different stages in different counties or local areas depending on the availability of the vaccinations in that county or local area; if there will be a concerted effort to ensure the vaccination roll-out will be carried out evenly nationwide with one group being finished before the next group commences; if vaccination teams will be mobilised and sent to areas which fall behind for a verity of reasons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17322/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Mental Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1141. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if the ready, steady, grow programme will be reinstated in Ballymun, Dublin 9; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17347/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Departmental Legal Cases

Thomas Pringle

1168. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the way in which a dossier of children with autism was permitted having regard to data protection considerations; if the Data Protection Commissioner was contacted regarding the dossiers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17412/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Departmental Legal Cases

Thomas Pringle

1169. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the regulations or provisions which allowed his Department and other Departments to collate dossiers on children with autism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17413/21]

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