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Thu, 5 May 2016

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Schools Building Projects Status

James Lawless

104. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the commencement of the building of a general purpose hall for a school (details supplied). [9284/16]

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Thu, 5 May 2016

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Schools Building Projects Status

James Lawless

105. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she is aware of the difficulties being experienced in a school (details supplied) including a lack of library facilities, no general purpose meeting room, children being dispersed across a number of locations and a lack of security; if she accepts the urgency of the situation and that the commencement of the building of the new school at this location is a priority; if she will progress it immediately, as soon as planning permission has been secured; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9285/16]

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Thu, 5 May 2016

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

James Lawless

106. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills her views on the case of a person (details supplied) and available places for second level students in autism spectrum disorder units in County Kildare. [9288/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Hospital Groups

James Lawless

201. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health to clarify the various hospital groups which were established in terms of movement of staff between two groups; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9120/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Teaching Qualifications

James Lawless

251. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills to clarify the regulation changes being implemented by the Teaching Council with regard to removing regulation 3 which will result in Level 8 degree holders in Montessori Education being unable to teach in a special school setting or as a resource teacher in a mainstream setting. [8942/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Tenant Purchase Scheme

James Lawless

313. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government why local authority houses which have adaptations in place to accommodate disabilities cannot be purchased through the tenant purchase scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9071/16]

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016

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Waste Management

James Lawless

96. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the way his Department plans to accommodate Pay by Weight for domestic refuse for families with family members with special needs who will have to dispose of waste products due to medical incontinence. [8522/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Public Sector Pensions Levy

James Lawless

111. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will review the pension related deductibles for public servants and if he will phase out this measure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8072/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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IDA Ireland Site Visits

James Lawless

132. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of visits by IDA Ireland to County Kildare in each of the years 2011 to 2015 and in 2016 to date, in tabular form. [8132/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Jobs Protection

James Lawless

136. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if he will engage immediately with a company (details supplied) to assess the impact, if any, on north Kildare of the announcement regarding redundancies across its global organisation; if he will immediately engage with the management of the company to address any threat to local jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8331/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Immigration Status

James Lawless

232. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if her Department will examine the case of a person (details supplied) regarding an immigration visa; the supports available to the person's family; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8516/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Medical Card Administration

James Lawless

283. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health his plans to update the medical card application form to include payment of local property tax or water charges as outgoings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8096/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Home Help Service Provision

James Lawless

288. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the number of home help hours allocated nationally and for County Kildare in 2014 and 2015 and to date in 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8182/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Waste Management

James Lawless

457. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the way in which the pay-by-weight bin charges will work for multi-unit complexes, such as apartment blocks that share bins; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8520/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Sports Capital Programme

James Lawless

476. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will open the sports capital programme for 2016 to applications. [8078/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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State Examinations Exemptions

James Lawless

427. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills to examine the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare regarding Irish exemption for students with Asperger's syndrome; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7542/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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State Examinations

James Lawless

432. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for a reader for the leaving certificate for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare. [7567/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Visa Applications

James Lawless

264. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality to examine the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare who is unable to receive visits from family members, who live outside the European Union, due to a refusal to grant a visa. [6345/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Garda Stations

James Lawless

286. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the Garda Síochána station in Kilcock, County Kildare, including the concerns of local residents at the insufficient Garda presence in Kilcock the insufficient number of public opening hours of this station; her plans to increase the opening hours of this station; the number full-time gardaí assigned to this station; and her plans to increase the number of gardaí in County Kildare and in the Kilcock station, in particular, in the near future. [6388/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Housing Adaptation Grant Funding

James Lawless

378. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the funding for the provision of assessments for housing adaption grants by occupational therapists in County Kildare, the waiting times for the service; if there are any additional issues and complications with this service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6360/16]

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