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Tax Data

Matt Carthy

98. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated amount that would be generated by imposing a €500 per year tax on all second homes, a €850 per year tax on all third homes and a €1,300 per year tax on all fourth and subsequent homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6247/20]

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Tax Data

Matt Carthy

99. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue which could be achieved by increasing the number of audit staff employed by the Revenue Commissioners by an extra 180 persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6248/20]

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School Transport Administration

Matt Carthy

150. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that private bus operators that undertake school runs will be provided the same 50% payment as those operating under Bus Éireann contracts. [6023/20]

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School Transport Administration

Matt Carthy

221. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that private bus operators that undertake school runs will be provided the same 50% payment as those operating under Bus Éireann contracts. [6039/20]

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School Transport Administration

Matt Carthy

222. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills when refunds will be issued to parents in respect of school bus fees for the Covid-19 closure period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6040/20]

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Departmental Inquiries

Matt Carthy

443. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the scoping inquiry relating to the death of a person (details supplied); when the process will be concluded; his plans to establish a public inquiry into the circumstances of the incidents leading to the person's death and the subsequent response of all statutory agencies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6099/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

516. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will meet with representatives of cinema operators to ensure that reopening of cinemas occurs at the right time and with the right procedures. [6044/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

581. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if specific supports will be provided to private bus operators to allow them to return to business as Covid-19 restrictions are eased; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6024/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

582. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will meet with representatives of cinema operators to ensure that reopening of cinemas occurs at the right time and with the right procedures. [6025/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

583. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she has taken to ensure that reopening of all sectors happen in tandem on an all-Ireland basis; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6027/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

588. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will meet with representatives of cinema operators to ensure that reopening of cinemas occurs at the right time and with the right procedures. [6096/20]

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Industrial Development

Matt Carthy

595. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if construction works on a new advanced technology unit at Knockaconny, County Monaghan has commenced; the expected duration of such works; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6244/20]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

719. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the steps he has taken to ensure that reopening of all sectors happen in tandem on an all-Ireland basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6046/20]

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Poultry Industry

Matt Carthy

864. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of poultry farms affected by avian flu to date in 2020; his plans to provide compensation to those farmers affected; the further supports his Department will provide those farmers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6011/20]

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Farm Household Incomes

Matt Carthy

865. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the findings of the analysis carried out by a person (details supplied) that shows that farm incomes could collectively fall by between €590 million and €990 million; his plans to support those farmers affected by such losses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6012/20]

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Beef Industry

Matt Carthy

866. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to ease the requirements within the BEAM scheme in view of the challenges presented by the Covid-19 crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6013/20]

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Meat Processing Plants

Matt Carthy

867. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of workers in meat plants that have been tested for Covid-19 by centre; the number within each plant that have tested positive; if his Department has provided PPE to meat plants; if so, if meat factories will be asked to repay the cost of same; if he is satisfied that meat factories have been sufficiently proactive in protecting their workers during this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6014/20]

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Beef Industry

Matt Carthy

868. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the proportion of beef both in quantity of cattle, tonnes of meat and percentage of both that is produced by feed lot; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6015/20]

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Departmental Bodies

Matt Carthy

869. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the dates of forthcoming meetings of the beef taskforce; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6016/20]

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Sheepmeat Sector

Matt Carthy

870. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has commissioned an analysis of the impact of Covid-19 on sheep wool markets, the financial impact this will have on the farmers affected and the domestic economy; his plans to provide financial supports to those affected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6017/20]

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