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Thu, 7 Jul 2016

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Supplementary Welfare Allowance Eligibility

Mick Barry

144. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection if he will reconsider the decision not to grant a person (details supplied) assistance for crèche fees under the supplementary welfare allowance scheme. [20206/16]

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Wed, 6 Jul 2016

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Official Engagements

Mick Barry

2. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach to report on his meeting with the Vice President of the United States of America, Mr. Joe Biden; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18070/16]

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Wed, 6 Jul 2016

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Public Sector Pay

Mick Barry

29. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will repeal the financial emergency measures in the public interest legislation given the Government's claim of economic recovery. [19762/16]

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Wed, 6 Jul 2016

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Public Sector Pay

Mick Barry

37. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the steps he will take to end the two tier system of pay in the Public Service. [19761/16]

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Tue, 5 Jul 2016

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Northern Ireland

Mick Barry

39. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he discussed the findings of the Northern Ireland Poverty Bulletin with the Secretary of State for Northern, which revealed the fact that over 100,000 children in Northern Ireland live in poverty; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19470/16]

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Tue, 5 Jul 2016

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Official Engagements

Mick Barry

50. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he held discussions with representatives of the USA administration accompanying the Vice President of the United States of America, Mr. Joe Biden, during his visit here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19471/16]

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016

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Programme for Government Initiatives

Mick Barry

25. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection when he will implement the fit-to-work scheme contained in the programme for Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18794/16]

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016

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Labour Activation Measures

Mick Barry

46. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection when he plans to publish details of the new labour activation scheme which will replace JobBridge; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18793/16]

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016

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Irish Water

Mick Barry

7. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he has instructed Irish Water to discontinue with the installation of water meters; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18477/16]

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016

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Water Charges Arrears

Mick Barry

30. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if arrears will be written off in the event of water charges being abolished; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18478/16]

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016

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Teachers' Remuneration

Mick Barry

21. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will end the position whereby new teachers are on lesser pay rates and conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18266/16]

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016

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Teachers' Remuneration

Mick Barry

43. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has met with the Irish National Teachers' Organisation, the Teachers Union of Ireland and the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland on the issue of post-2011 entrants to teaching having a different pay rate to pre-2011 entrants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18267/16]

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016

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Health Services

Mick Barry

406. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) can be offered an appointment at the earliest of opportunity. [18137/16]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016

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Northern Ireland

Mick Barry

10. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach to report on the meeting of the last British-Irish Council. [17156/16]

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016

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Energy Prices

Mick Barry

11. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his views that the Electricity Supply Board should consider reducing its charges for electricity, given its reported profits of €635 million in 2015; and that high energy prices are being maintained to make the Electricity Supply Board an attractive proposition for privatisation. [16116/16]

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016

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Hydraulic Fracturing Policy

Mick Barry

38. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his views on the campaign of opposition to the exploratory hydraulic fracturing taking place at Woodburn Forest in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, and reports that the companies involved in hydraulic fracturing have expressed an interest in performing similar explorations in County Leitrim. [16115/16]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016

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Seanad Reform

Mick Barry

6. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the status of the reform of Seanad Éireann. [15866/16]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Mick Barry

12. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he has met with religious leaders since the general election. [15867/16]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016

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Zero-hour Contracts

Mick Barry

36. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to outline her views on zero-hour contracts; if she will introduce legislation to outlaw this practice; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16244/16]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016

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Industrial Disputes

Mick Barry

54. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on the dispute involving vital 999 emergency workers whom BT Ireland has subcontracted to a service centre (details supplied), and if she should recommend to other Departments that they insist on higher standards of workplace relations where private companies are operating State contracts. [15830/16]

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