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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Company Closures

Matt Carthy

1061. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the contacts she or her officials had with a company (details supplied) prior to or since the announced closure of the business; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9182/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Matt Carthy

1123. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of pandemic unemployment payment recipients who were owed arrears; the number who have received arrears payments; when remaining arrears will be issued; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9191/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Matt Carthy

1233. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans to provide public housing in County Monaghan through the local authority and approved housing bodies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9198/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Vehicle Registration

Matt Carthy

44. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance when he expects vehicle registration tax centres to reopen; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7974/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Student Support Schemes

Matt Carthy

257. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide for a financial support package to a cohort of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7928/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Student Support Schemes

Matt Carthy

258. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide a financial support scheme similar to that introduced by the Canadian Government to support students who cannot secure employment during the summer months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7930/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Courts Service

Matt Carthy

355. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the delay until February 2020 in his Department providing the family of a person (details supplied) with a December 2017 Courts Service report that was directed to be furnished to them in May 2018 by the Attorney General, senior counsel and him; the reason a freedom of information application for this report was denied; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7798/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

447. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will provide a bespoke support scheme for private bus and coach operators affected by the Covid-19 lockdown; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7918/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

448. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if businesses that provide a repair service such as jewellers are permitted to conduct drop-off and collection services during this period of the Covid-19 restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7919/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Health and Safety Authority

Matt Carthy

449. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the current whole-time equivalent staffing level within the Health and Safety Authority of trained, qualified health and safety inspectors, excluding corporate and support staff and those on career breaks, long-term sick leave, maternity and other long-term leave; the geographical spread of same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7921/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

450. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of businesses that closed due to Covid-19 by sectoral category; the estimated number of businesses that will reopen at each phase of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business; if she is satisfied that the necessary resources are available for the inspection and enforcement workload likely to present at each of the reopening phases; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7922/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

498. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health his plans to publish guidelines for those organising weddings in the coming months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7920/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

499. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if beauty salons are included in the businesses that are scheduled to reopen on 20 July 2020; if there will be restrictions on the type of skincare treatments that can be provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7923/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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General Practitioner Services

Matt Carthy

637. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health his views on whether the charge of €50 applied for a phone consultation with out-of-hours general practitioner services is excessive; if he will work with stakeholders to reduce the fee in view of the fact some consultations can be brief in nature; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8265/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Health Services Provision

Matt Carthy

638. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the hospitals which source human milk supplies from a location (details supplied); the hospitals which purchase human milk from abroad; the reason for importing human milk in these instances; if all human milk supplies are tested for pseudomonas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8266/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Tests

Matt Carthy

639. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the number of employers that were provided with the Covid-19 test results of their employees; the number of workers involved in each instance; his views on whether this breaches patient confidentiality; if he will issue an instruction that such procedures cease; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8267/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Basic Payment Scheme

Matt Carthy

683. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if farm lands with designations such as special area of conservation, special protected area, natural heritage area will be eligible for the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7911/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Meat Processing Plants

Matt Carthy

684. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of meat plants that have recorded instances of Covid-19; the location of each plant affected; the number of instances per centre; the measures enacted by his Department to minimise the instances and to protect the workers at these and other plants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7912/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Animal Feedstuffs

Matt Carthy

685. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has concerns that there may be a fodder shortage in 2020; the contingency measures he will put in place for the event; if he will prepare a financial support package in advance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7913/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Tuberculosis Incidence

Matt Carthy

686. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of reported tuberculosis cases in each year since 2010; the amount spent on eradication programmes in each year in tabular form; the portion of this funding which came from the EU annually; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7915/20]

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