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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

8. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the way in which the investor court system as contained in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement would impact Government policy and decision-making on environmental regulations, especially on mining and prospecting for minerals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6900/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

9. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his Department has carried out analysis on the potential of the investor court system, as contained in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, to impact negatively Ireland's capacity to reach climate emissions targets; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7455/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

23. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the risks to Irish consumers, SMEs and the State by ratification of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6896/21]

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Foreign Direct Investment

Holly Cairns

24. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if Ireland has bilateral investment treaties; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6897/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

25. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment his views on referring the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment for pre-ratification scrutiny before it is voted on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6899/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

26. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if there are environmental rights protections in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6901/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

27. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment his views on referring the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action for pre-ratification scrutiny regarding environmental and climate issues before it is voted on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6902/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

28. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment his views on referring the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice for pre-ratification scrutiny regarding the impact on the rights of Irish residents before it is voted on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6904/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

39. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if ratification of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement could enable corporations to try to sue governments under a special investor court system, a mechanism that would bypass domestic and EU courts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7452/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

40. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the legal mechanisms that will be available to the Government to challenge the final decision of the investor court system, that is, after the conclusions of tribunals and appeals processes as outlined in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7453/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Holly Cairns

41. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment his views on deferring ratification of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement until ongoing court cases regarding the ratification of the agreement are concluded in other European jurisdictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7454/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Holly Cairns

89. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if his attention has been drawn to the ongoing issues with reliable broadband in west County Cork (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6903/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Cycle to Work Scheme

Holly Cairns

214. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Finance his views on adjusting the cycle-to-work scheme to cover the purchasing of child seats or trailers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6883/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Holly Cairns

238. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the outdoor activities sector is excluded from the Covid restrictions support scheme due to the fact that most of its business activity is not being delivered at a fixed business premises; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7456/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Holly Cairns

257. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the reason the minimum turnover of €50,000 was included in the criteria for the tourism business continuity scheme; the funding that will be made available for businesses that fall outside this criteria; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7457/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Foreign Policy

Holly Cairns

368. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the steps he is taking in relation to the recent military coup in Myanmar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6884/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Holly Cairns

505. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Social Protection her views on extending the pandemic unemployment payment scheme beyond 31 March 2021 due to the ongoing economic effects of the pandemic; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6906/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Holly Cairns

547. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Data Protection Commissioner has written to the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes over the destruction of recordings of witness testimony; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6907/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Holly Cairns

548. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth his views on extending the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes to ensure the full recovery of all evidence received by and all documents created by, or for, the commission, including all recoverable recordings of witness testimony; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6910/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Proposed Legislation

Holly Cairns

549. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the timeline he is working to for the publication and passing of the Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016 in view of the fact that the Bill lapsed at the end of the Thirty-second Dáil; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6912/21]

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