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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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EU Directives

John Lahart

813. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Defence the status of the implementation of the EU Working Time Directive in relation to the Defence Forces. [15963/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Defence Forces Expenditure

John Lahart

814. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Defence his plans for additional defence investment in strategic airlift, air intercept and airspace monitoring primary radar capability and cyber defence and intelligence. [15964/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Insurance

John Lahart

960. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Social Protection the PRSI classes reckonable for the benefit payment for 65-year-olds announced in February 2021; if there are plans to extend applicability to An Garda Síochána and Defence Forces personnel; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14012/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Refugee Resettlement Programme

John Lahart

1055. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the status of the transfer of families and unaccompanied children from the Moria camp, Greece to Ireland; if the 64 persons that Ireland has committed to admit have arrived here; his views on the call by a group (details supplied) to increase the number being admitted from the camp to 400; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15779/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Crime Data

John Lahart

1202. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice the estimated value of cash discoveries by An Garda Síochána and CAB in 2019 and 2020; the steps taken in relation to the cash seized; the use which is made of these funds; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14161/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Health Services Staff

John Lahart

1308. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that only a very limited number of intern jobs are available for medical students who have studied in Ireland; his plans to increase the number of intern positions available to help with understaffing of the health system; his views on whether such an increase in intern places would prevent newly qualified doctors from leaving to find work elsewhere; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13912/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Hospice Services

John Lahart

1794. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the breakdown of the recurring funding for each hospice (details supplied) announced on 17 January 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15456/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Alcohol Pricing

John Lahart

1928. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if he has examined the beneficial effects accruing from the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland; and when section 11 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018 will be commenced in order that similar benefits can be gained here. [15953/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2087. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of social enterprises registered in Ireland. [15799/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2088. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the estimated revenue brought into the economy by social enterprises in 2020 and to date in 2021. [15800/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2089. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of new social enterprises that were registered in Ireland in 2020.; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15801/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2090. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of persons employed by social enterprises in Ireland. [15802/21]

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Dormant Accounts Fund

John Lahart

2091. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding that has been provided to social enterprises by the Dormant Accounts Fund since 2019. [15803/21]

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Dormant Accounts Fund

John Lahart

2092. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the social enterprises which have received funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund since 2019. [15804/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2093. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the breakdown of the sectors under which Irish social enterprises are registered; and the way in which the majority are registered within each sector. [15805/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2094. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if the national social enterprise policy implementation group is still functioning. [15806/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Social Enterprise Sector

John Lahart

2095. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if the social enterprise higher education institutes network is still in place. [15807/21]

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Thu, 11 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

1. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if garden centres fully qualify as essential retail outlets under level 5 restrictions; if not, if partial restrictions apply; and if his attention has been drawn to concerns within the industry with the arrival of spring which is a traditionally busy time for the sector. [13613/21]

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Thu, 11 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

185. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his views on matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) regarding the roll-out of vaccines. [13579/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Programme for Government

John Lahart

156. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if the commitment in the Programme for Government to reduce polluting emissions by an average of 7% a year and by 51% in total by 2030 will be restated in the context of the commitments in the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020. [12616/21]

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