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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Health Services

Willie O'Dea

117. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if he will address matters regarding the case of persons with type 1 diabetes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46913/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Disability Allowance Applications

Willie O'Dea

171. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made in relation to a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46906/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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State Pension (Contributory)

Willie O'Dea

176. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) is only receiving a State pension (contributory) of €186.20 per week; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46953/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Willie O'Dea

180. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) cannot claim treatment benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47007/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Willie O'Dea

181. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47030/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Broadcasting Service Provision

Willie O'Dea

197. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason Lyric FM is being moved from Limerick; his views on whether it is run in a less cost effective manner than the stations broadcast by RTÉ in Dublin; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that this is a blow to the arts and media in Limerick and a lack of commitment by him and RTÉ to Limerick and the regions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46768/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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State Pension (Contributory)

Willie O'Dea

229. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) is receiving a lesser amount in their contributory pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46903/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Ministerial Meetings

Willie O'Dea

200. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a matter will be addressed regarding the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46538/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Pension Provisions

Willie O'Dea

524. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a procedure will be established to enable an association (details supplied) make its case in view of it being enabled to do so due to the provisions of the Pensions Act 1990; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46028/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Community Employment Schemes Supervisors

Willie O'Dea

537. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the date she expects talks to conclude with community employment supervisors regarding pension entitlements and the implementation of the 2008 Labour Court recommendation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46216/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Labour Activation Measures

Willie O'Dea

538. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons sanctioned for non-compliance and non-engagement in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46217/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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JobPath Data

Willie O'Dea

539. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons referred to JobPath since its commencement and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46218/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Community Employment Schemes Data

Willie O'Dea

540. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons participating in a community employment programme; the number aged 55 years and over participating in such programmes in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46219/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Working Family Payment Applications

Willie O'Dea

543. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application for the working family payment by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46264/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Garda Stations

Willie O'Dea

88. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the provision of a new Garda station for the Castletroy and Annacotty suburb of Limerick city will be considered (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45806/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Pension Provisions

Willie O'Dea

201. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her plans for auto-enrolment will include an early drawdown option for a mortgage deposit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45597/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Pension Provisions

Willie O'Dea

202. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the timeline and target dates for delivery in order to ensure that an auto-enrolment pension system will be in place by 2022; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45598/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Pension Provisions

Willie O'Dea

203. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the resources, financial and otherwise, that have been allocated to ensure that an auto-enrolment pension system is in place by 2022; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45599/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Departmental Strategies

Willie O'Dea

204. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the date the new national action plan for social inclusion will be published; the reason for the ongoing delay in publishing same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45600/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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School Transport Provision

Willie O'Dea

218. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Education and Skills the criteria used to establish if a school can be resourced to meet the special educational needs of a child in view of the fact that, under the eligibility criteria for school transport with special needs, a child is eligible for transport in circumstances in which he or she is attending the nearest school that can be resourced to meet the child's special educational needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44493/19]

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