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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Illness Benefit Waiting Times

Tony McLoughlin

198. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason for the long delay in processing an application for illness benefit by a person (details supplied); when this decision will be made; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43715/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Departmental Properties

Tony McLoughlin

195. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the timeline to sign required documents in the case of a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43119/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Emergency Works Scheme Applications

Tony McLoughlin

205. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a decision will be made on an emergency works application by a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43294/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Tony McLoughlin

7. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the measures in budget 2020 which will contribute to a reduction in the pupil-teacher ratio in primary schools; the progress that has been made in previous years in reducing the pupil-teacher ratio; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42613/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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School Staff

Tony McLoughlin

20. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the additional recruitment in schools which will take place as a result of budget 2020; the progress made in school recruitment since mid-2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42614/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Sports Capital Programme

Tony McLoughlin

272. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the sports capital programme 2020 or 2021 will allow professional football clubs to apply for regional level funding for the development of new stands at football stadiums; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42721/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Human Rights Cases

Tony McLoughlin

122. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the efforts being made to highlight at EU level the imprisonment of former Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Begum Khaleda Zia, and the need for international assistance to return democracy to Bangladesh; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42044/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Wastewater Treatment

Tony McLoughlin

631. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the progress in the ongoing talks between the EPA, his officials and officials from Leitrim County Council regarding the design of a wastewater percolation system for County Leitrim that would be acceptable under the 2010 EPA guidelines for wastewater treatment plants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42008/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Wastewater Treatment

Tony McLoughlin

632. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the progress in the design of a wastewater percolation system that would be acceptable under the 2010 EPA guidelines for wastewater treatment plants in County Leitrim and in particular if he has reached a conclusion on funding for a pilot programme in co-operation with the Minister for Rural and Community Development.; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42009/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Services

Tony McLoughlin

166. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health the status of the provision of a cardio cath lab at Sligo University Hospital; the progress of the report into the issue sanctioned by him in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41385/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Ambulance Service

Tony McLoughlin

167. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health the plans in place for the provision of the development of a new ambulance base in County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41387/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Voluntary Hospital Sector

Tony McLoughlin

169. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 409 of 1 October 2019, if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the new public sector pay agreement has escalated the funding issue experienced by the North West Hospice (details supplied); the way in which the hospice can continue to deliver the level of service it does under the current financial situation; when the issue will be resolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41390/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Voluntary Hospital Sector

Tony McLoughlin

170. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 409 of 1 October 2019, if the HSE has established a working group to examine the constitution of a core specialist palliative care service including both pay and non-pay costs with a view to achieving full statutory funding of core services (details supplied); if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that the core funding report is completed and was sent to HSE in early 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41391/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Regional Action Plan for Jobs

Tony McLoughlin

14. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps Enterprise Ireland and the IDA are taking to drive job creation in County Sligo; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40774/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Foreign Direct Investment

Tony McLoughlin

16. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the progress being made under the IDA regional property programme in terms of developing landing space to attract FDI to County Sligo; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40773/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Garda Stations

Tony McLoughlin

58. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the OPW will agree to purchase land beside Tubbercurry Garda station, County Sligo, in order to enable the station to be expanded due to size constraints; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40948/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Electric Vehicles

Tony McLoughlin

382. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the grants available to service station owners nationally to enable them to develop high speed 100 kWh electric car fast charging points at their service stations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40796/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Local Authority Housing Standards

Tony McLoughlin

519. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if local authorities will be required to bring new housing stock which they acquire from now on up to BER B2 standard; if so, if his Department will repay to local authorities the cost of necessary works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41004/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Crime Prevention

Tony McLoughlin

25. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the impact the use of Eircodes will have in combating crime in rural areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28565/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Brexit Issues

Tony McLoughlin

139. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider the importance of the road haulage industry to Ireland, the worrying effects Brexit will have on this industry and the implications of a carbon tax on this industry when considering its introduction in Budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39591/19]

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