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Thu, 30 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

25. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the provisions in place for immunocompromised students, parents, teachers, teachers that may have immunocompromised children and those that may live with immunocompromised persons; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19403/20]

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Wed, 29 Jul 2020

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Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

29. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the back to school clothing and footwear allowance; if persons in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment will be eligible to apply for the scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18809/20]

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Wed, 29 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

78. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the measures included in the July stimulus package to tackle youth unemployment and support young persons to return to the workforce; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18810/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Pensions Reform

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

243. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider introducing a provision to exempt persons with small pension funds from the 4% drawdown requirement currently applicable to PRSA funds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18729/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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State Examinations

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

536. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the further delay in leaving certificate results; if the delay will not negatively impact some university offers from the United Kingdom for students (details supplied); the communication she has had with the UK to ensure that students here are not disadvantaged; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18929/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Education Policy

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

538. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills if work commenced in March 2020 on the development of interim guidance to support the teaching of social, personal and health education, SPHE, and relationships and sexual education, RSE, at primary and post-primary levels; the status of the guidance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18935/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Disability Services Provision

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

832. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Health the supports available to a person (details supplied); if the person is in receipt of the maximum level of support available under the HSE personal assistant service in view of the fact that the supports being received are shared with a sibling and that the current level of support will enable each of them only to shower and get dressed and do nothing further for the day; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17981/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Medicinal Products

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

929. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Health if a matter raised in correspondence by a person (details supplied) in relation to the prescription of Epilim to pregnant women will be reviewed; his views on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18148/20]

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Thu, 23 Jul 2020

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School Curriculum

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

151. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the relationship and sexual education programme; when the stakeholder consultation will be completed; the level of funding that is available for the implementation of a new sexual education curriculum in schools commencing September 2021; the plans in place to account for the necessary training in advance of the anticipated roll out of the new curriculum; if this new curriculum will begin in September 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17697/20]

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Wed, 22 Jul 2020

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Tax Collection

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

97. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider extending the payment date on inheritance tax as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in view of the fact many will have been unable to prepare and sell properties in time; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17485/20]

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Wed, 22 Jul 2020

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State Pensions

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

168. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an oral hearing will be facilitated as soon as possible for a person (details supplied) to determine their eligibility for the State pension in view of the fact they are without a source of regular income; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17484/20]

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Wed, 22 Jul 2020

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State Pension (Contributory)

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

169. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for a widower's pension by a person (details supplied) will be approved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17486/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

633. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Health the steps being taken to provide care for post-Covid-19 patients who may suffer ongoing fatigue or develop post-viral fatigue syndrome and if unable to get the correct advice and support may go on to develop myalgic encephalomyelitis; if appropriate care is being provided for those at risk; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16659/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Hospital Data

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

826. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Health the data from maternity and other hospitals relating to a reduction in the number of preterm births to date in 2020 relative to the equivalent period in previous years; if this has possible significant implications for maternal and neonatal health and related health advice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14349/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Abortion Services Provision

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

435. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Health the changes made to the model of care for termination of pregnancy in the context of the Covid-19 public health emergency; if access to abortion care in early pregnancy has been negatively impacted by the pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11910/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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School Costs

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

230. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of providing free schoolbooks to children at primary and post-primary level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4723/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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Capitation Grants

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

231. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of increasing capitation funding to schools to offset the reliance on voluntary contributions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4724/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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Third Level Fees

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

232. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of abolishing third-level student fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4725/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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Private Schools

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

233. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of a five year period of a school exiting the fee-paying system and becoming fully public; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4726/20]

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Wed, 13 May 2020

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School Guidance Counsellors

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

234. Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of providing an additional guidance counsellor position for schools with over 500 pupils. [4727/20]

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