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Wed, 3 Oct 2012

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Regeneration Projects Status

Dessie Ellis

148. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government if he will give a timeline for the demolition of the remaining units at a location (details supplied) in Dublin 9. [42089/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Credit Guarantee Scheme Implementation

Dessie Ellis

79. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Jobs; Enterprise and Innovation when the credit guarantee scheme will be operational. [41614/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Retail Sector Issues

Dessie Ellis

81. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Jobs; Enterprise and Innovation in view of the continued concerns regarding employment in the retail sector, the steps or proposals that are under active consideration by him to address the issue of rigid costs. [41613/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Local Authority Housing Maintenance

Dessie Ellis

365. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the promised funding for upgrade works at a location (details supplied); the amount he has given through internal capital receipts for this work; if he will provide an outline of the project including the works to be carried out; if houses bought from the council will be included; and the timeframe for completion of same. [41400/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Local Authority Housing Maintenance

Dessie Ellis

366. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fire audit carried out at a location (details supplied); and the way the finding of the audit will affect plans for upgrade work to be carried out by the council. [41401/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Water and Sewerage Schemes Status

Dessie Ellis

375. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the findings of the steering group formed by Longford County Council and the Health Service Executive to investigate issues related to deficient private sewerage networks and sewerage gas ventilation systems in an area (details supplied) in County Longford; the explosions they investigated which happened on 15 march 2012; the recommendations made by this steering group into keeping the site safe for persons who live there and the assistance he plans to give the local authorities and the persons living on the estate to rectify the problems which are a threat to health. [41720/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Water and Sewerage Schemes Status

Dessie Ellis

376. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government his plans to grant emergency funding to Longford County Council in order to deal with the unfinished housing (details supplied) in County Longford. [41721/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Water and Sewerage Schemes Status

Dessie Ellis

377. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government his plans to set up an investigation into the planning procedure which resulted in the development of an area (details supplied) in County Longford which has serious issues with sewerage and sewerage gas systems which might have resulted in an explosion on the estate on 15 March 2012. [41722/12]

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Tue, 2 Oct 2012

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Taxi Regulations

Dessie Ellis

593. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport the measures he is planning to help taxi drivers who have a car older than three years but at present cannot afford to buy a less than three year old car in advance of the ending of transferability of licences in January and will then lose what was a family business such as a person (details supplied). [41292/12]

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Dessie Ellis

26. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if he has an up-to-date-cost-benefit analysis of the development of primary care centres by means of public-private partnership as against development by the Health Service Executive directly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40986/12]

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Dessie Ellis

66. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the development of primary care centres; the locations chosen to commence development; the criteria used for choosing priority locations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40985/12]

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012

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Negative Equity Mortgages Numbers

Dessie Ellis

118. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government the measures he will implement to help those who are in negative equity on shared ownership mortgages for properties which are no longer suitable to their family needs (details supplied). [41055/12]

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012

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Negative Equity Mortgages Numbers

Dessie Ellis

119. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government his plans to help those who because of the low level of repayment and increasing rent levels want to buy out their shared ownership mortgage to get credit either from local authorities or other bodies or funds. [41056/12]

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Wed, 26 Sep 2012

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Child Care Services Provision

Dessie Ellis

9. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will provide an update on the development of the Inter-Jurisdictional protocol for the transfer of child care cases between this State and the North of Ireland. [40710/12]

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012

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Disability Allowance Appeals

Dessie Ellis

259. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection if a decision as been reached in the appeal against a decision to stop disability payments in respect of a person (details supplied) [40701/12]

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012

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Farm Assist Scheme Appeals

Dessie Ellis

260. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding an appeal for farm assist in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow; and if she will outline any other entitlements they may have and if they qualify for jobbridge. [40702/12]

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012

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Household Charge Exemptions

Dessie Ellis

287. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government if he will outline the reason an area (details supplied) was not designated for a household charge waiver by the county council despite being determined to be a category three estate. [40357/12]

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012

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Housing Statistics

Dessie Ellis

297. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government the number of dependents listed on applications for social housing in the State broken down by local authority. [40605/12]

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Wed, 19 Sep 2012

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International Agreements

Dessie Ellis

46. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on endorsing the Vienna declaration on drug policy, the official declaration of the XVIII International AIDS Conference - Aids 2010 - which was held in Vienna, Austria, from 18 to 23 July 2010. [39339/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Pyrite Panel Report Implementation

Dessie Ellis

38. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government the position regarding the progress made on the implementation of the recommendations of the Pyrite report and any other work being undertaken to resolve the issue. [39326/12]

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