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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

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A Vision for Change

Mick Barry

116. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will report on measures to implement the Duffy-Cahill report on collective redundancies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29993/20]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

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Education and Training Provision

Mick Barry

406. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if those who are studying in the UK for a postgraduate certificate in education but have not yet completed the course have any option of returning to Ireland and completing their qualifications here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39922/20]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mick Barry

567. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will review the scope of the July stimulus funding for higher education to include assistance to the students who started courses in this academic year, given the significant financial hardship and disruption to studies that have been experienced by this cohort; if he will examine extending funding to those who started the postgraduate diploma course in youth work in UCC this academic year given the significant loss in ability to secure work placement hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40328/20]

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Thu, 26 Nov 2020

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Tax Reliefs

Mick Barry

80. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance the tax, VAT and excise reliefs and exemptions that currently exist in Irish tax law for armed forces from another state; the estimated cost of these reliefs and exemptions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39217/20]

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Thu, 26 Nov 2020

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Tax Reliefs

Mick Barry

146. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on the engagement he made at a European Council level in the approval of Directive (EU) 2019/2235; if he opposed the reliefs for NATO and EU CSDP troops based outside their home states contained in that directive; if he sought a derogation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39216/20]

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020

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Legislative Programme

Mick Barry

1. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the status of Bills under preparation in his Department. [38331/20]

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020

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US Presidential Election

Mick Barry

6. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his discussions with the President-elect of the United States of America. [38330/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Mick Barry

57. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will increase the number of houses built through direct build local authority construction in view of the large difference in the cost between local authority direct builds and so called turn-key purchases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38333/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Homelessness Strategy

Mick Barry

61. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the measures he plans to take to reduce homelessness; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38334/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Future of Media Commission

Mick Barry

132. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at the inaugural meeting of the Future of Media Commission. [38332/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Departmental Reports

Mick Barry

708. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the status of the O’Malley report into the reform of sexual assault judicial processes; her plans regarding this report, which was received by her in August 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37966/20]

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Wed, 18 Nov 2020

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

1. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee that deals with transport will next meet. [35074/20]

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Tue, 17 Nov 2020

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Fur Farming

Mick Barry

895. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if plans will be accelerated to end fur farming given the outbreak of Covid-19 on mink farms in Europe and the move by other European states to accelerate their plans to prohibit the practice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36799/20]

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Tue, 17 Nov 2020

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Fur Farming

Mick Barry

896. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the drafting of legislation to prohibit the practice of fur farming; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36800/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Driver Test

Mick Barry

10. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the steps he will take to ensure that all driving instructors will be given access to shelter and handwashing and toilet facilities at RSA driving test centres in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35520/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Driver Test

Mick Barry

88. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport if support will be given to the suspension of all check tests in driver tests during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic in the interests of ensuring the safety of driving instructors and others; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35521/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

140. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the number of annual referrals made to the Marine Survey Office by the Workplace Relations Commission under the agreement made between those agencies on 3 April 2019; the number of referrals that led to inspections of fishing vessels by the office; the number of inspections that were unannounced; the number that involved a review by Marine Survey Office surveyors of records of work and rest maintained under statutory instruments (details supplied); the number of these reviews that identified violations of the regulations; the action the office took in respect of the violations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36057/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

141. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the number of unannounced inspections of Irish fishing vessels made by surveyors of the Marine Survey Office annually since 1 January 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36058/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Legislative Measures

Mick Barry

142. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport his plans to amend the European Union (International Labour Organisation Work in Fishing Convention) (Working Hours) Regulations 2019 SI 672 of 2019 to include a method for calculating, in particular cases, the reference period for use in calculating average weekly hours as required by Council Directive (EU) 2017/159 of 19 December 2016 implementing the agreement regarding the implementation of the Work in Fishing Convention 2007 of the International Labour Organisation, concluded on 21 May 2012 between organisations (details supplied), in particular Article 11 of the agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36059/20]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

143. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the Irish-flagged fishing vessels over 15 m in length that have been inspected by the Marine Survey Office annually since 1 January 2018; the number of vessels that had returned the official log book to the office as required by sections 239 to 242 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894, as amended; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36060/20]

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