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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Human Trafficking

Mick Barry

1210. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the additional practical supports for victims of human trafficking that will be in place by the end of quarter 1 of 2021 as promised in the 2021 action plan of her Department under section goal 1, action and objective 17.2; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14263/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Immigration Data

Mick Barry

1211. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of permissions her Department has issued in the course 2020 and to date in 2021 to reside and work in the State to non-EEA, UK and Swiss nationals on stamp 1 conditions subject to the general requirement that the person in question be in employment, rather than the usual requirement that they be employed by a named employer; the number of permissions of the latter type that have been issued in the same period; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14264/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

1212. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of letters of notification that were sent in 2020 and to date in 2021 by her Department to participants in the atypical working scheme for non-EEA crew in the Irish fishing fleet notifying them that their contract of employment has ceased and that they should furnish details of their new contract of employment under the scheme within 28 days of the issue of the letter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14265/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Courts Service

Mick Barry

1231. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the steps being put in place by Cork city courthouse to hold cases remotely in circumstances in which hearings have been cancelled due to level 5 Covid-19 restrictions. [14461/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Student Support Schemes

Mick Barry

1346. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will support the development of standardised allowances, placement grants and payment for work carried out by radiography students; if he will meet with representatives of student radiographers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13999/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Childcare Services

Mick Barry

644. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if an additional year of preschool can be arranged for a child (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12878/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

674. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if measures will be put in place to give regard to the arrangements for those preparing for their final apprenticeship exams in view of the Covid-19 restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13027/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Driver Test

Mick Barry

100. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the policies in relation to the provision of the driver theory test and its availability to essential workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9635/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Mick Barry

566. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will consider adapting the rules of the pandemic unemployment payment to include those workers who are under 18 years of age in the scheme; the projected costs of such a measure; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9636/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Ministerial Functions

Mick Barry

709. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 281 of 13 February 2018, if posthumous pardons for women convicted of offences related to their protest for the right to vote will be progressed (details supplied); the work carried out by her Department on this matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9640/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Hospital Services

Mick Barry

804. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the measures he is taking to ensure that young transgender persons receive the healthcare that they need in view of the fact that the gender-identity service, that was situated in Children's Health Ireland, Crumlin, is no longer receiving further referrals; his plans to ensure a rapid implementation of a multidisciplinary team to support the provision of care for young trans persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9558/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

805. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if the Covid-19 vaccination programme implemented by a company (details supplied) for its staff is in co-ordination with the HSE and the Government's plans; if private companies will be able to privately acquire vaccines to vaccinate staff outside of the parameters of the Covid-19 vaccine allocation strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9559/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

864. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of residents who have died in a nursing home (details supplied) to date in 2021; the dates of those deaths; if there will be an investigation into the circumstances of those deaths; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9825/21]

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Thu, 18 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

284. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if patients that are undergoing dialysis treatment and those who are transplant recipients will be treated as categories of persons that would be prioritised in the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines; the position on the priority list for such persons categorised; when they might expect a vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9181/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Mick Barry

768. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he plans to bring amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 to ensure that plants containing cannabidiol, CBD, with a tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, content of less than 0.2% can be grown without fear of prosecution and to align Irish law with EU legislation on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8325/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mick Barry

582. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science his plans for students in third-level institutions who are required to undertake a certain number of placement hours to obtain their qualifications, such as those studying social care in TU Dublin (details supplied), but who have been hindered because of the Covid-19 restrictions; the steps he will take to ensure that those with work, childcare and other commitments who will face difficulties rearranging placements for the summer will be facilitated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6572/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

758. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if any Covid-19 vaccines have been provided to employees of pharmaceutical companies in their workplaces or elsewhere as part of the Covid-19 vaccination programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6573/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Garda Training

Mick Barry

586. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the training undertaken by members of An Garda Síochána who are armed in dealing with persons facing mental health emergencies; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5657/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Tests

Mick Barry

724. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will consider regulations in relation to the recognition of PCR Covid-19 tests by airlines and at the Border by Irish officials; if it will be ensured when drafting these regulations that tests issued by competent bodies in public health systems are recognised, that passengers will not be obliged to take a test with a certain private operator tied to the airline or otherwise and that measures are taken to recognise or to verify tests with results in languages other than English or Irish; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5381/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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School Admissions

Mick Barry

464. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if, under the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018, schools have no scope to offer discretionary places to potential pupils who do not meet the criteria for admission; if she will consider a review of this for certain hardship cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4102/21]

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