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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Health Screening Programmes

Matt Carthy

529. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health when cancer screening programmes will recommence; the waiting list for each programme; the estimated timeframe for clearing each waiting list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12422/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Pigmeat Sector

Matt Carthy

606. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the supports in place for the pig sector; his plans to increase supports to the sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12402/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Common Agricultural Policy

Matt Carthy

607. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to provide financial supports to the cohort of younger farmers known as the forgotten farmers under the new Common Agriculture Policy; his views on the measures required to address the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12403/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Departmental Surveys

Matt Carthy

608. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the body that will have responsibility for conducting a baseline biodiversity survey on each farm; the estimated timeframe to conduct such a survey; the estimated cost of such a survey; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12404/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Departmental Surveys

Matt Carthy

609. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the body that will have responsibility for conducting a national hedgerow survey; the estimated timeframe to conduct such a survey; the estimated cost of such a survey; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12405/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Land Issues

Matt Carthy

610. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the body that will have responsibility for conducting a national land use review; the estimated timeframe to conduct such a review; the estimated cost of such a review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12406/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Matt Carthy

611. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farms that are carbon neutral by county; his plans to increase the number of carbon neutral farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12407/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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National Broadband Plan

Matt Carthy

645. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the national broadband plan for County Monaghan; the number of dwellings and businesses that will be facilitated by the scheme in 2020 and in each of the coming years; when each dwelling and business in the county will be provided with adequate broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12408/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Departmental Expenditure

Matt Carthy

715. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the average cost of preparing a light or heavy rail feasibility study; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12427/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Library Projects

Matt Carthy

786. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the estimated amount it would cost in 2021 if the capital budget for library developments within his Department increased by 12%; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12426/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

846. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an interim payment will be provided for the self-employed who have claimed the pandemic unemployment payment in order to provide certainty so they can return to work; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12411/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Community Employment Schemes

Matt Carthy

847. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to address the issues regarding the pension and gratuity status of community employment supervisors; her further plans to implement the Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12412/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Defence Forces Data

Matt Carthy

12. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of full-time personnel employed across the Defence Forces for each of the years 2008 to 2019 and to date in 2020, by branch in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11341/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Defence Forces Data

Matt Carthy

13. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 16 of 20 May 2020, the date on which each of the current vacancies across the Defence Forces first arose in tabular form; the efforts taken to recruit to fill these posts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11342/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

440. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the reason for the exclusion of commercially rated businesses within community and sports centres from the business restart grant scheme; her plans to provide supports to assist these businesses to reopen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11320/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

441. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will provide details of the total number of applications received to date in the Covid-19 business loan scheme administered by Microfinance Ireland; the number of applications which have been made by businesses in the agrifood sector; the number of same that have been approved and refused, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11321/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Health and Safety Inspections

Matt Carthy

442. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Health and Safety Authority inspections that have been carried out at meat processing plants in each month of 2020, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11322/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Health and Safety Inspections

Matt Carthy

443. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of complaints received by the Health and Safety Authority regarding meat processing plants and the issue of compliance with Covid-19 safety measures in the workplace; the number of inspections which have been carried out following these complaints; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11323/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Health and Safety Authority

Matt Carthy

444. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the additional resources that will be provided to the HSA to assist the agency to carry out its functions, including workplace inspections, in order to ensure business compliance with public health and safety guidelines as workplaces set to reopen following the Covid-19 pandemic; if she has received a formal request from the HSA for additional resourcing to coincide with the Covid-19 reopening; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11324/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Health and Safety Inspections

Matt Carthy

445. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation further to her contribution in Dáil Éireann on 21 May 2020 regarding the number of HSA inspections that had taken place at meat plants, the reason this information was subsequently released to the media when it was considered confidential; if she considers this to be a breach of confidentiality; the actions that she plans to take in this regard; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11325/20]

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