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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Cancer Services Provision

Lisa Chambers

1345. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the national healthcare quality system report for 2019 indicates that HSE west is at a disadvantage with respect to the five-year age-standardised net survival rates for female breast cancer and lung cancer; the reason this is the case; the measures being taken to address it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32591/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

1979. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the way in which Brexit may impact on the supply of medical devices; the medical devices that may be affected in a no-deal scenario; the steps taken to mitigate against same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34468/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2021. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the assessment carried out to ensure that the 13 inspection bays for sanitary and phytosanitary, SPS, and food safety checks that are due to be in place in Dublin Port by 31 October 2019 are sufficient; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32045/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2085. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans with regard to food imports from the UK if there is a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33871/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2147. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the impact that a no-deal Brexit will have on the movement of horses; the way in which this will impact the equine industry; the plans he will have in place if a no-deal Brexit comes to pass; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34469/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Bituminous Fuel Ban

Lisa Chambers

2228. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the introduction of a nationwide ban on smoky fuels; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32578/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Illegal Dumping

Lisa Chambers

2229. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures he is taking to combat illegal dumping in rural areas particularly in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32582/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Wastewater Treatment

Lisa Chambers

2230. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the proposed wastewater treatment plant for Newport, County Mayo; when preliminary works will commence; the amount of funding being allocated to the project; the date or year construction is expected to be completed on the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32583/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Lisa Chambers

2231. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to engage with Eir on its proposals for rural broadband; the information provided to date on the proposals of Eir; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32584/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Roads Maintenance Funding

Lisa Chambers

2390. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the road funding and grants each local authority received by local authority and year; and the amount each is responsible for in kilometres. [32592/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2451. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if officials from each ports have met collectively to discuss Brexit to date in 2019; if there is an agreed plan in place between each port if a no-deal Brexit materialises; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33870/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Social Welfare Benefits

Lisa Chambers

2693. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her plans to extend a new social insurance scheme, jobseeker's benefit and payments for the self-employed will be in place before the Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32046/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2841. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 78% of septic tanks in County Mayo for the period 2017 and 2018 had a failed rating; if so, the provisions in place in order to resolve the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32579/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2842. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that nearly one third of septic tank systems in County Mayo that failed inspections in the period from 2013 to 2018 have still not been fixed; the reason this is the case; his plans to try to rectify the problem; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32580/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2844. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government when the promised changes to the septic tank grant, that is, that the grant will no longer be means tested, will be implemented and operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32646/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Negotiations

Lisa Chambers

130. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his European counterparts or representatives of EU member states have contacted his Department to discuss the way in which Ireland will protect the integrity of the Single Market in the event of a no-deal Brexit; if so, if he has responded to these communications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30729/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

131. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of plans to publish a new Brexit contingency plan; the date it is expected to be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30730/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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State Visits

Lisa Chambers

132. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on his recent trip to Germany; the discussions he had relating to Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30731/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

133. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of planning for all Brexit scenarios, including a no-deal Brexit by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30756/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

154. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to mitigate delays at ports and disruptions to supply chains in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31359/19]

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