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Wed, 27 Mar 2019

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Legislative Process

James Lawless

84. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017; if a money message will be issued to allow it proceed to Committee Stage and support its passage through remaining Stages (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13996/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Garda Vetting Applications

James Lawless

549. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a Garda vetting application for a person (details supplied). [13707/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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National Transport Authority

James Lawless

1123. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the delay in publication of the National Transport Authority rail census survey conducted in November 2018; when the survey will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13838/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Road Improvement Schemes

James Lawless

1125. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if works are currently or have recently been ongoing on the R149 road westwards past Confey, County Kildare, to survey traffic volumes, counts, speeds, patterns or related matters by the local authority, NTA or other relevant agency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13851/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Airport Development Projects

James Lawless

1127. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a project to lay a pipeline that would supply fuel to Dublin Airport will be considered (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13903/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Jobseeker's Benefit

James Lawless

1246. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if consideration has been given towards the adequate rest periods of retained firefighters in receipt of jobseeker's benefit being encouraged into full-time employment through their local employment offices; the position for local fire services in view of the fact they will be without firefighters due to the time spent on call breaching the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12919/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Probate Data

James Lawless

212. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the waiting times for the granting of probate in the Probate Office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12127/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Public Procurement Contracts

James Lawless

428. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the OJEU notice under which the contract for the provision of a national agency vendor management system to manage its recruitment agency framework was awarded; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12130/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Public Procurement Contracts

James Lawless

429. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health when the contract for the provision of a national agency vendor management system was awarded to a company (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12131/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Departmental Funding

James Lawless

430. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the financial consideration that has been afforded for the use of a system (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12132/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Public Procurement Contracts

James Lawless

431. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the duration of the HSE contract with a company (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12133/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Public Procurement Contracts

James Lawless

432. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the number of other companies that tendered for the vendor management system contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12134/19]

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019

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Abbey Theatre

James Lawless

30. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the new build project for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10686/19]

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019

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Civil Registration Service

James Lawless

285. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the recruitment, training and qualification process for celebrants of weddings and similar services; her views on whether the role would benefit from a standardised qualification; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11188/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Home Care Packages Provision

James Lawless

377. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the status of a homecare package application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10905/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Rail Passengers Data

James Lawless

451. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of passengers commuting daily from each of the stations from Heuston to Newbridge inclusive in each of the years 2004 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10325/19]

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Tue, 26 Feb 2019

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State Pension (Non-Contributory) Appeals

James Lawless

598. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for the State pension (non-contributory) by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9105/19]

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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VAT Rate Application

James Lawless

87. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Finance the rationale for the increase from a 0% to 23% rate of VAT on health foods and supplements; his views on whether it is justified; his further views on whether this may detrimentally affect the health of users of such supplements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8727/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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Sports Capital Programme Applications Data

James Lawless

235. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the recent round of sports capital fund applications; if clubs may expect feedback on technical errors arising; if so, if clubs will have the opportunity to correct same; when the successful applicants will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6101/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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Public Sector Staff Retirements

James Lawless

72. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the public servants being referred to in section 3A(6) of the Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act 2018; if employees in the education sector who have reached 65 years of age between 1 September and 25 December 2018 can benefit from the new extended retirement age of 70 years of age under the Act; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5908/19]

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