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Thu, 19 Jul 2012

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Road Toll Operators

Dessie Ellis

819 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount the State paid to toll operators in subsidies due to low traffic levels in 2012; and the amount the State will pay in subsidies in the year 2013. [36116/12]

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Wed, 18 Jul 2012

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Straitéis 20 Bliain

Dessie Ellis

16 D’fhiafraigh Dessie Ellis den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cé mhéid cruinniú a bhí ag na coistí ardfheidhmeannach atá ag comhordú chur chun cinn na Straitéise Fiche Bliain ón am deireanach ar thóg sé ceisteanna Gaeltachta agus cén dul chun cinn atá déanta. [35033/12]

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Wed, 18 Jul 2012

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Traveller Community

Dessie Ellis

40 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht his plans to protect and promote Traveller culture and heritage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35435/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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National Employment and Entitlements Service

Dessie Ellis

43 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will provide an update on the roll-out of National Employment and Entitlements Service and pathways to work in the context of increasingly stretched Departmental resources. [34951/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme

Dessie Ellis

51 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection if she or her officials have had discussions with the Department of Education and Skills or others with a view to reducing the cost of school uniforms in order to improve the adequacy of the back to school clothing and footwear allowance payment. [34950/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Tax Collection

Dessie Ellis

123 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) in Dublin 9 have not paid PAYE, USC and other charges and taxes for some employees but were deducting these charges from their pay. [35290/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Services for People with Disabilities

Dessie Ellis

159 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to improve services to autistic children and their families in the Ballymun area of Dublin. [34907/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Rent Supplement Scheme

Dessie Ellis

262 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons in the Dublin City Council, South Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Fingal County Council areas respectively who are in receipt of rent supplement at present. [34476/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Rent Supplement Scheme

Dessie Ellis

263 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons in the State in receipt of rent supplement at present and if he will provide a breakdown of local authority areas. [34477/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Pension Provisions

Dessie Ellis

357 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Social Protection the actions she will take to protect the pensions of persons who deferred pension, were employees of a company (details supplied) but were made redundant before the age of 65 years, and who are unable to find employment now. [35248/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Rental Accommodation Scheme

Dessie Ellis

435 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the number of persons on the rental accommodation scheme here; and if he will provide a breakdown based on local authority area. [34472/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Unfinished Housing Developments

Dessie Ellis

438 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the number of unfinished estates currently in the Dublin City Council, South Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Fingal County Council areas respectively. [34478/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Housing Statistics

Dessie Ellis

475 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the total number of vacant housing units in the Dublin City Council area and if he will give a breakdown by ward. [35010/12]

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012

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Services for People with Disabilities

Dessie Ellis

794 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health his plans to improve services to autistic children and their families in the Ballymun area of Dublin. [34908/12]

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Thu, 12 Jul 2012

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EU Funding

Dessie Ellis

19 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if he will provide an update on the due diligence process with the European Investment Fund in regard to the microfinance fund. [33869/12]

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Thu, 12 Jul 2012

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EU Funding

Dessie Ellis

30 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the target date to secure European Investment Fund approval for the microfinance guarantee facility. [33870/12]

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Tue, 10 Jul 2012

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Children’s Rights Referendum

Dessie Ellis

44 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the date on which she will publish legislation to hold a referendum on children’s rights; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33325/12]

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Tue, 10 Jul 2012

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Foster Care

Dessie Ellis

42 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the cost of private foster care services used by the Health Service Executive during each of the past five years; the number of children placed in each of these settings during the past five years and to date in 2012; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33324/12]

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Tue, 10 Jul 2012

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Consular Services

Dessie Ellis

71 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will appoint a liaison officer to work with the Spanish police and the family of a person (details supplied) in order to improve the current investigation into the person’s disappearance. [33451/12]

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Tue, 10 Jul 2012

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Consular Services

Dessie Ellis

72 Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will express to the Spanish authorities his wish that they do not shelve the missing person’s case of a person (details supplied). [33452/12]

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