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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Health Services

Matt Carthy

709. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if women who donate breast milk for use by the health services are now required to undertake a blood test; if the cost of such blood tests is covered by the health service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17022/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

710. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if there will be a revision to the Covid-19 restrictive guidelines as they pertain to agriculture marts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17024/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Help-To-Buy Scheme

Matt Carthy

278. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance his plans to amend the help-to-buy scheme for persons who build their own home in order that the reckonable limits apply to the cost of the home rather than the loan to value, LTV, rate in view of the fact that the current conditions discriminate against rural dwellers who build on their own land; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15700/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Architectural Heritage

Matt Carthy

368. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will introduce a new grant scheme to support the renovation of old and derelict farmhouses or other buildings in rural areas; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15701/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Water Supply

Matt Carthy

383. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of lead connections as determined by the Environmental Protection Agency that require replacing by county and available smaller geographical unit in tabular form. [15709/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

671. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if schools are preparing for the continuation of partial remote learning in September 2020; the supports being put in place for children returning to schools that have little or no access to a reliable broadband service; if these children will have to undertake schoolwork at home using schoolbooks rather than remote learning; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15886/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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EU Regulations

Matt Carthy

834. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason his Department did not seek to introduce legislation to place those in industry currently responsible for the dispensing of medication from operating as a responsible person under the EU Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulation 2019/6. [15711/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Animal Culls

Matt Carthy

835. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cattle culled in each of the years 2015 to 2019 due to tuberculosis for which compensation was payable under the eradication programme by county in tabular form. [15712/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Proposed Legislation

Matt Carthy

836. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeframe for introducing legislation to appoint a national food ombudsman. [15713/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

837. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeframe to introduce legislation with regard to the Covid-19 credit guarantee scheme. [15714/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Common Agricultural Policy

Matt Carthy

838. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the position of Ireland in negotiating the future of the CAP takes into consideration the need for local variance within individual states in CAP guidelines to help ensure biodiversity. [15715/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Matt Carthy

839. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if upcoming tranches of TAMS will include provision for financial supports towards the restoration of derelict farmhouses and other buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15716/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Animal Diseases

Matt Carthy

840. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of poultry flocks impacted by an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in 2020 by county, that will benefit from the one-off financial support scheme announced by him in tabular form; the amount that will be provided in total and on average to each farmer; the basis on which the funds will be distributed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15717/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Site Acquisitions

Matt Carthy

841. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department is in discussions or the process of securing additional property for sale or lease in Dublin city at present; the details of such proposals or discussions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15718/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Health Information and Quality Authority

Matt Carthy

985. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the number of HIQA inspectors that have received training in infection control per region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15705/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Health Information and Quality Authority

Matt Carthy

986. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if it is mandatory for HIQA inspections of nursing homes to include infection inspections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15706/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Protected Disclosures

Matt Carthy

987. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the number of protected disclosures made by HIQA employees in each year since 2015 and to date 2020; the number of those staff that made protected disclosures that are working on a full-time basis with HIQA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15707/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Health Information and Quality Authority

Matt Carthy

988. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the average time for which HIQA inspection teams remain on site during nursing home inspections; if there is a maximum time limit ascribed to inspection teams in these instances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15708/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Health Screening Programmes

Matt Carthy

1257. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if those women who donate breast milk for use by the health services are now required to undertake a blood test; if the cost of such blood tests are or will covered by the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15702/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Emergency Departments

Matt Carthy

1258. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if he will commission an examination into the potential for restoring accident and emergency services at Monaghan hospital in view of the pressures evident at Cavan and Drogheda, particularly with Covid-19 restrictions remaining in place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15703/20]

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