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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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EU Issues

Joan Burton

26. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the President of the European Council. [43263/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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EU Issues

Joan Burton

27. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the EU Council meeting on 17 and 18 October 2019. [43265/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Joan Burton

135. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health his plans to provide a proposed school (details supplied) in Dublin 15 with full-time speech and language and occupational therapists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43678/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Citizens' Assembly

Joan Burton

4. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on progress towards a Citizens' Assembly on a directly elected mayor for Dublin. [41985/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Citizens' Assembly

Joan Burton

5. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on progress towards a Citizens' Assembly on gender equality. [42283/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

11. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at the recent United Nations climate action summit. [41986/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Joan Burton

8. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress on the acquisition by the Louth and Meath Education and Training Board of a permanent site for a school (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the lack of further education facilities in the County Meath area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42581/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Further Education and Training Programmes Places

Joan Burton

13. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the lack of provision for further education and the limited number of post-leaving certificate, PLC, courses available to those in the Dublin 15 and Dunboyne areas; if his attention has been further drawn to the number of young persons who lack opportunities to progress to third level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42579/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Capitation Grants

Joan Burton

46. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the limited increase in the capitation grants in view of the number of schools which struggle to cover their running costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42582/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Capital Expenditure Programme

Joan Burton

49. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the €19 million drop in capital spending arising from his post-budget statement will affect school building projects in the Dublin 7 and Dublin 15 areas, in particular for schools (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42578/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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School Funding

Joan Burton

61. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the level of funding for accommodation adaptation available to the schools in the Dublin 7 and 15 areas that have been served with notices pursuant to section 37A of the Education Act 1998; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42580/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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HSE Staff Data

Joan Burton

229. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health the average time for the commencement of the payment of pension following retirement of staff in the HSE; the number of applicants who have to wait three months or longer for payment of their pension; the number of pension applications currently in arrears; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42829/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Long-Term Illness Scheme

Joan Burton

230. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health if persons qualifying under the long-term illness scheme are eligible for workplace programmes and training courses even if they are drawing credits rather than receiving a social welfare payment; the supports available for persons in this category to assist them in returning to the labour market in circumstances in which this is possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42830/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Legislative Programme

Joan Burton

4. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach to outline the status of Bills under preparation in his Department. [42282/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Post-Leaving Certificate Courses Availability

Joan Burton

117. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress on the proposed PLC course at a school (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the proposed PLC course at another school has been postponed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42615/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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School Patronage

Joan Burton

118. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to further develop partnerships between patronage bodies further to the recent example of a partnership between a community college and Educate Together in respect of establishing a post-primary school in Dublin 7; his plans to extend this model of school patronage to other educational patrons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42616/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

Joan Burton

119. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an analysis has been conducted of the demand for primary school places in the Dublin 15 and Navan Road areas; his plans to ensure there is a sufficient number of primary school places in the Dublin 15 and Navan Road areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42617/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

Joan Burton

120. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an analysis has been conducted of the demand for post-primary school places in the Dublin 15 and Navan Road areas, particularly in the areas of Diswellstown and Pelletstown; his plans to ensure there is a sufficient number of post-primary school places in the Dublin 15 and Navan Road areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42618/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Joan Burton

121. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress on a permanent school building for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42619/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Joan Burton

122. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the planned special school (details supplied) in Dublin 15 will officially open; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42620/19]

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