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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Human Rights

Maureen O'Sullivan

112. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the treatment of the Uighur population in the north-western provinces of China by the Chinese Government (details supplied); his plans to raise this at European level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44896/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Crime Data

Maureen O'Sullivan

319. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the way in which crime statistics and figures are published; if he will consider a more localised system of statistics based on postcode areas within the Dublin Metropolitan Region for crime statistics and reports in view of the number of community and residential organisations that are organised in small local communities in which specific crime figures would be of benefit to them and for community vigilance in general; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44658/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Maureen O'Sullivan

645. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health the meaning of the phrase "minded to approve" in terms of the drug osimertinib, or Tagrisso; and the way in which he can address the funding issues for the drug for 2020. [45093/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

1219. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason for lifting the total ban on hare net licences in view of her previous statements regarding the damage the RHD2 disease could potentially inflict on the hare population; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45087/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Community Development Initiatives

Maureen O'Sullivan

5. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the way in which he plans to progress the report, Sustainable, Inclusive and Empowered Communities, to ensure real community development. [43818/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Greyhound Industry Data

Maureen O'Sullivan

201. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 79 of 15 October 2019, the number of runners, greyhounds injured, greyhounds that died or were put to sleep and the causes of the injuries and deaths in each greyhound track for the period 1 January 2019 to date in 2019, by month in tabular form. [43886/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Animal Experimentation

Maureen O'Sullivan

100. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the action he has taken on the reports that UCC and Trinity College Dublin have been involved in experimentation on thousands of live animals each year; and his plans to deal with banning vivisection. [43664/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Driver Licence Renewals

Maureen O'Sullivan

179. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the NDLS has discretion to reissue driver licences to a person whose driver licence has lapsed for a time greater than the allowed period; his views on whether a holder of a full licence and competent driver who allowed their licence to lapse should not have to go through the designated number of driver lessons and the associated costs of the licence to re-obtain a full licence to which they were previously a holder of; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43692/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Children in Care

Maureen O'Sullivan

59. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the locations of voluntary residential services situated in the strategic plan for residential care services for children under State care. [43152/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Childcare Services Administration

Maureen O'Sullivan

63. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 1665 of 6 September 2019, the way in which the national childcare scheme can address the further stigmatisation for persons requiring a referral; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43154/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Online Safety

Maureen O'Sullivan

67. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the way in which she can ensure that children are protected while online; her views on whether self-regulation should not substitute the obligations of the national legislator to safeguard children; if she has consulted with the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment regarding child safety being paramount in the online safety and media regulation Bill; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43155/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Childcare Services Provision

Maureen O'Sullivan

71. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the way in which she can address the shortage of childcare facilities in the Dublin 7 area, the growing demographic of families that are having extreme difficulty in securing places for their children and the way in which some childcare facilities are charging perceived exorbitant up-front fees months in advance for places in the Dublin 7 catchment area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43153/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Youth Services

Maureen O'Sullivan

74. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the role of the board of City of Dublin Youth Service Board, CDYSB, in addressing the issues that arose in the report, Organisation Review of the City of Dublin Youth Service Board; and the implications for the delivery of youth work in the area covered by the board. [43151/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Residential Institutions

Maureen O'Sullivan

352. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health if recommendations from a working group convened by his Department to develop specific proposals for a package of health and well-being supports for former residents of mother and baby homes were included in budget 2020; if so, the supports in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43248/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Childcare Services Staff

Maureen O'Sullivan

557. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the way in which she can address low pay, high staff turnover and perceived crippling administrative burdens in the early years sector through investment in line with the increased hours set out in the national childcare scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43174/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Maureen O'Sullivan

560. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if there were provisions in budget 2020 for survivors of mother and baby homes; if so, the details of same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43236/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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School Curriculum

Maureen O'Sullivan

33. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he is satisfied with the new criteria for Irish exemptions as announced on 12 August 2019; the way in which he can address concerns that these new criteria have led to downgrading of Irish as a taught subject in schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42345/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Youth Services

Maureen O'Sullivan

68. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has considered the CIPFA report initiated by the ETB and brought to his attention in July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42344/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Road Traffic Legislation

Maureen O'Sullivan

149. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress made regarding the dangerous use of scrambler and quad bikes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42630/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Maureen O'Sullivan

175. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health the status of the primary healthcare centre in Finglas, Dublin 11. [42638/19]

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