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Thu, 18 Oct 2018

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Climate Change Policy

Eamon Ryan

5. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to facilitate private businesses in transitioning to a low carbon and more sustainable business model. [43004/18]

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Job Creation

Peter Burke

7. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she has taken in budget 2019 to encourage and promote job creation in counties Longford and Westmeath and across the midlands; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42694/18]

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Gender Balance

Jan O'Sullivan

14. Deputy Jan O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the guidance given to agencies under her Department's remit to ensure there is more gender balance in terms of the leadership of the companies and research projects that are funded; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42698/18]

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Arms Trade

Clare Daly

15. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her views on the recently published report under the Control of Exports Act 2008 covering the period 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017; and if a presumption of denial policy in regard to arms sales to Saudi Arabia is being considered or implemented by her Department. [42701/18]

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Brexit Supports

Billy Kelleher

16. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of small and medium enterprises that have been sanctioned for funding and have received funding under the €300 million SME working capital loan scheme. [42564/18]

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Economic Competitiveness

Billy Kelleher

17. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the actions in budget 2019 to reduce the costs of doing business here and reverse Irish competitiveness deficiencies; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42562/18]

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Proposed Legislation

Martin Heydon

18. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the proposed legislation to tackle the issue of expiration dates on gift vouchers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42692/18]

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Small and Medium Enterprises Supports

Martin Heydon

19. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the supports proposed to assist SMEs in County Kildare as a result of budget 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42693/18]

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Retail Sector

Maurice Quinlivan

20. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her plans in place to support retailers across Ireland; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42714/18]

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Brexit Supports

Charlie McConalogue

21. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps her Department is taking to assist companies in the Border counties to be prepared for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42552/18]

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Local Enterprise Offices Remit

Peter Burke

22. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her views on the role the local enterprise offices can play in supporting businesses through Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42695/18]

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Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Reports

Maurice Quinlivan

23. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation when the report on the failings of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement in the trial of a person (details supplied) will be published having been delivered to her office in July 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42712/18]

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Economic Growth Initiatives

Bernard Durkan

24. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps in hand or to be undertaken to ensure continued economic investment in jobs, enterprise and innovation here notwithstanding the serious impact of Brexit or other global developments; the extent to which new opportunities continue to be fostered in this context; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42740/18]

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Arms Trade

Clare Daly

25. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of licences for the export of arms or dual-use items that were denied in 2017; and if any of the licences denied were for the export of arms or dual-use items to Saudi Arabia. [42702/18]

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Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Reports

Timmy Dooley

26. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the report of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on the operation of the household waste collection market; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37632/18]

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Brexit Supports

Aindrias Moynihan

27. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will report on the uptake in the various schemes her Department offers to allow businesses to prepare for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42548/18]

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Brexit Supports

Thomas P. Broughan

28. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the measures being taken, including under budget 2019, to promote and foster indigenous trade and productivity, especially to prepare for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42551/18]

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Regional Development Initiatives

Robert Troy

29. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the measures she will take to support balanced regional investment; and the supports in place for businesses wishing to locate in the midlands. [42667/18]

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Skills Shortages

Billy Kelleher

30. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has a long-term plan in place to deal with skills shortages in various sectors; and the timeframe to implement recommendations by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs. [42561/18]

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Research and Development Supports

James Lawless

31. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she is satisfied that the national research prioritisation exercise allocated sufficient funding and resources to research projects in the discovery and basic oriented research areas; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36140/18]

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