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Thu, 17 May 2018

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Public Service Pay Commission
Barry Cowen

1. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the negotiations with regard to pay equalisation; the timeline for negotiations to conclude; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21727/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Budget Measures
Jonathan O'Brien

2. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which he is building capacity within the Civil Service and the public service and ensuring access to adequate information in pursuit of developing policy proofing within the budgetary process as a means of advancing equality as outlined in the public service report 2017. [21726/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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National Development Plan
Barry Cowen

3. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council was consulted on the growth projections and the money committed in relation to the national development plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21728/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Public Sector Reform Implementation
Mattie McGrath

4. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the areas of reform his Department is prioritising; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21978/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Climate Change Adaptation Plans
Eamon Ryan

5. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the role of his Department in drafting the European climate and energy plan for Ireland by the end of 2018. [21979/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Public Private Partnerships
Thomas P. Broughan

6. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimates of public private partnership, PPP, expenditure in the context of the multi-annual capital allocations in respect of the period 2018 to 2021; the major PPP projects in the water supply sector; the costs of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21624/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Decentralisation Programme
Brian Stanley

7. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the decentralisation of other Departments, sections or Government agencies to counties Laois and Offaly has been considered. [21626/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Statutory Retirement Age
Barry Cowen

8. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when legislation to increase the compulsory retirement age for public servants will be published; the timeframe for the legislation to pass in Dáil Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21668/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Budget Targets
Thomas P. Broughan

9. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on his Department's interaction with the main spending Departments; the Departments that are close to profile in 2018; the Departments that are below or above their budget 2018 expenditure profiles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21623/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory
Jim O'Callaghan

10. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when it is expected work will commence on the construction of the Forensic Science Ireland headquarters; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16489/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Public Procurement Contracts
Richard Boyd Barrett

11. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he is considering measures to deal with companies that are found to have been negligent, fraudulent or substandard in the work on public contracts; and if he will preclude the companies from bidding for public contracts in the future. [21724/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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National Development Plan
Jonathan O'Brien

12. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which capital projects will be prioritised under the National Development Plan 2018-2027. [21512/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Public Sector Reform Review
Bernard Durkan

13. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the degree to which reforms throughout the public sector remain in place to ensure accountability, collective responsibility and good value for money; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21675/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Statutory Retirement Age
Fiona O'Loughlin

19. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the timeframe for the publication of the legislation to abolish the mandatory retirement age for public sector workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16483/18]

Thu, 17 May 2018

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Decentralisation Programme
Brian Stanley

34. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to relocate new Departments or Government agencies, or both, to counties Laois and Offaly in view of the infrastructural strain on the capital city and the lack of employment opportunities in the counties. [21627/18]

Wed, 16 May 2018

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Migration Data
Richard Boyd Barrett

1. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach the current rates of emigration. [19859/18]

Wed, 16 May 2018

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Migration Data
Michael Moynihan

2. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Taoiseach the current rates of immigration. [21098/18]

Wed, 16 May 2018

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Insurance Data
Michael McGrath

3. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance when the national claims information database and the integrated insurance fraud database will be established; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21455/18]

Wed, 16 May 2018

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Budget Targets
Pearse Doherty

4. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the resources available to him in budget 2019 based on known data; the way in which it has changed from the €3.2 billion cited in the summer economic statement 2017; his plans to use these resources to build a sustainable economy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21510/18]

Wed, 16 May 2018

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Budget Targets
Michael McGrath

5. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance if demographics have been included in the calculations for gross fiscal space or net fiscal space; if investment in the rainy day fund is after the calculation of net fiscal space; the final figure for carry-over to 2019 from budget 2018; the precise impact the public service pay deal has on the net fiscal space for 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21452/18]