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Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Drug and Alcohol Testing

Dessie Ellis

192. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if Forensic Science Ireland tests for potency of cannabis seized; if it tests for the purity of cannabis seized; if it confirms the presence of other substances in the cannabis, the details of the substances; the quantity of the other substances should they be present in the cannabis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18201/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Extradition Arrangements

Dessie Ellis

500. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the case of a person (details supplied) facing extradition to Lithuania in view of the conditions faced by prisoners on pre-trial detention in Lithuanian prisons; his further views regarding the removal of a number of judges as a result of an anti-corruption investigation raising the potential for the denial of the human rights of persons in such a judicial system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13214/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Refugee Resettlement Programme

Dessie Ellis

214. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the capacity of a centre (details supplied); if it is at full capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12190/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Refugee Resettlement Programme

Dessie Ellis

218. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to increase the capacity of a centre (details supplied) to accommodate additional asylum seekers and their families; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12257/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Housing Regeneration

Dessie Ellis

715. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the final cost of a regeneration project in Ballymun, Dublin 11; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12177/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Housing Regeneration

Dessie Ellis

716. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the cost of works to date on dwellings which were new builds as part of the Ballymun regeneration project and have since required remediation works (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12178/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Road Traffic Legislation

Dessie Ellis

201. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position of existing legislation in which a person using a motorised scooter uses it on a footpath; if this is not permissible under current legislation, the penalties in place for a person using the motorised scooter in such a manner; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11011/19]

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019

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Sports Organisations

Dessie Ellis

259. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has had exploratory talks with associations (details supplied) regarding an all-Ireland soccer team in line with the practice of the all-Ireland rugby team; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10984/19]

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019

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Light Rail Projects Status

Dessie Ellis

260. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he envisages changes to the plans for metro north; the timeline and dates which would include the period of the consultation process up to the completion of the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10985/19]

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Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Dessie Ellis

122. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health when a new primary care centre will be delivered for an area (details supplied) in Dublin 11 for which land has already been identified; when funding will be available to build the centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8810/19]

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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Traveller Accommodation

Dessie Ellis

27. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the steps he will take in view of the findings of the European committee on social rights that Ireland remains in violation of the European social charter on five grounds for Travellers by failing to redress insufficient provision and inadequate quality of Traveller accommodation, in legislation and practice and in circumstances in which Travellers were threatened with evictions and without the necessary safeguards. [8481/19]

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Thu, 31 Jan 2019

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Warmer Homes Scheme Applications

Dessie Ellis

204. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if an application for the insulation of a house under the SEAI warmer homes scheme by a person (details supplied) will be considered; if the application will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4714/19]

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Tue, 29 Jan 2019

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Warmer Homes Scheme Eligibility

Dessie Ellis

466. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if an anomaly will be addressed by which persons who have previously had their attics insulated by the SEAI under the Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme do not qualify for exterior insulation which is now available under the scheme in view of the fact an address under current rules can only be visited once; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3879/19]

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Wed, 21 Nov 2018

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Passport Applications Fees

Dessie Ellis

111. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to restore the free passport to persons over 70 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48443/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Garda Deployment

Dessie Ellis

1124. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in the national drugs unit in each of the years 2015 to 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form; the number of gardaí working in the local drugs units in the same period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34850/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Garda Expenditure

Dessie Ellis

1125. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the annual cost of the national drugs unit in each of the years 2015 to 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form; the annual cost of each local drugs unit by area in the same period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34851/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Addiction Treatment Services

Dessie Ellis

1783. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the cost each year over the next eight years of the implementation of the Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery strategy addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in society; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34849/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

Dessie Ellis

1784. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the funding received by each of the drugs and alcohol task forces in each of the years 2011 to 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34852/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

Dessie Ellis

1785. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the amount a 5%, 10%, 20% and 30% increase in funding for each of the DATFs would amount to based on current funding in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34853/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Drug Treatment Programmes Data

Dessie Ellis

1786. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the location of each adult medical detoxification unit and community based residential detoxification beds; and the location of same for adolescents. [34854/18]

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