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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Charlie McConalogue

184. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the waiting times for ENT appointments at Letterkenny University Hospital, County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47931/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

Charlie McConalogue

35. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a development at a school (details supplied); the funding that will be made available; the timeline of when the works will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47496/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Site Acquisitions

Charlie McConalogue

67. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the site acquisition to accommodate a school (details supplied); the timeline of works to ensure that the school campus is completed as soon as possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47497/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Special Educational Needs Staff

Charlie McConalogue

142. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide an increase in special education teacher, SET, hours to a school (details supplied) in view of an appeal by the school for an increase; the number of additional SET hours that will be made available; when the additional hours will be sanctioned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47093/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Food Prices

Charlie McConalogue

302. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has examined the proposal to ban the below-cost selling of agricultural produce including beef; and the way in which this could be achieved with existing national and EU legislation. [47684/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Autism Support Services

Charlie McConalogue

347. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 363 of 14 May 2019, the status of the recruitment process of an autism therapist post in Inishowen, County Donegal the disability services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47185/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Charlie McConalogue

371. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 418 of 9 July 2019, when funding will be made available to enable a facility (details supplied) to reopen; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47302/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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HSE Staff

Charlie McConalogue

386. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47336/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Charlie McConalogue

473. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on comments made by An Taoiseach on the accounting methodology used in calculating emissions in the agricultural sector (detail supplied); and his plans to have the matter reviewed at EU and UN level. [47084/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Rural Development Programme Data

Charlie McConalogue

479. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 475 of 22 October 2019, the budget allocations made to each respective scheme in 2014; and the corresponding expenditure level in 2014. [47163/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Organic Farming Scheme Data

Charlie McConalogue

492. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the financial allocations on an annual basis under the 2014-2020 RDP for the organic farming scheme; the annual amount expended on the scheme in each year since established; the number of active participants in the scheme; the number of approved applicants that subsequently withdrew from the scheme; the number of successful applicants in each year of the scheme; the number of unsuccessful applicants in each year of the scheme to date; the appeals process in place; the number of approved applicants in the scheme that received payments in each year of scheme by advance and balancing payments approved applicants that did not receive payments in each year by advance and balancing payments in tabular form; and if he is considering reopening the organic farm scheme. [47681/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Organic Farming Scheme Data

Charlie McConalogue

493. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding allocated to new entrants when the organic farming scheme was re-opened for a brief period in November 2018 for 30 days; the number of successful applicants that applied to the scheme in this period; the number of unsuccessful applicants; the number of applicants that successfully appealed to be included in the scheme when it reopened in this period; the number that were unsuccessful with their appeal in tabular form; the original number of participants targeted to subscribe to the scheme; and if the scheme been oversubscribed. [47682/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Agriculture Industry

Charlie McConalogue

494. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department has examined the proposal to ban the below-cost selling of agricultural produce, including beef; and the way in which this could be achieved with existing national and EU legislation. [47683/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Legislative Programme

Charlie McConalogue

495. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the publication of the sea fisheries and maritime jurisdiction (amendment) Bill as indicated in the autumn 2019 legislative programme. [47685/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Food Marketing Programme

Charlie McConalogue

496. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the initiatives being funded by his Department and the agencies under his remit to market suckler beef as a premium product and increase the return for the primary producer. [47686/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Fishing Industry

Charlie McConalogue

497. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps he is taking to protect Irish fishing interests at EU level; the status of the latest discussions ahead of the December 2019 EU Council meeting of fisheries Ministers at which 2020 total allowable catches and quotas will be agreed; the bilateral discussions he has had to date in 2019 with counterparts in this regard. [47687/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

592. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the scoring sheet for an organisation (details supplied) which applied to the town and village renewal scheme 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47620/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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EU Budget Contribution

Charlie McConalogue

56. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Finance the number of EU member states that are prepared to increase national contributions to the EU budget and the Multiannual Financial Framework, MFF, 2021 to 2027 in order to increase spending for CAP; the number of member states that are against increasing national contributions to the EU budget proposed by the European Commission in May 2018; and the increased national percentage in GNI terms required for each member state to increase contributions to prevent proposed cuts to CAP post-2020. [47072/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

215. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 510 of 6 September 2019, the progress made in the decanting of students during the period of the construction of a new school building (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46664/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

216. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the construction of a school building (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46669/19]

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