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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Jobseeker's Benefit

Mick Barry

1185. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection if measures will be taken to ensure that workers of a company (details supplied) who are being informed that their jobseeker's benefit will be coming to an end will have additional income supports to maintain their incomes during the Covid-19 restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20170/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Gender Recognition

Mick Barry

1289. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will ensure there are common practices across third-level institutions for the recognition of the names and genders of transgender and intersex persons within the institution even in cases in which a gender recognition certificate has not been issued (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18703/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Direct Provision System

Mick Barry

1492. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of the first instance international protection interviews that were postponed from March 2020 to date; the number of interviews scheduled for April 2021; the number of additional interviews scheduled each month to clear the backlog; the number of cases assigned to each interviewer; the timeframe given to complete each case; the number of applicants that have had their first interview in 2020; the number of interviews that have been held with applicants outside Dublin; the accelerated procedures that have been put in place; the definition of non-cooperation measures; if an applicant who wants a speedy interview will be included on a remote interview list; the length of time waiting for persons on the remote interview list; the way the additional €1.7 million allocated to improving the processing waiting times is spent; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20498/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1593. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the person he has appointed as the designated appeals officer under the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 for Covid-19 detention facilities; the criteria in terms of experience and qualifications he considered in making this appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18383/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1594. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of appeals that have been made to the designated appeals officer for Covid-19 detention facilities to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18384/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

1595. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of vaccinators that have been recruited for the Covid-19 vaccination programme; the number of those recruited that are still awaiting deployment; when those recruited will be commencing employment; the number that have undergone induction training; the number that have received their own vaccinations ahead of service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18385/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Suicide Incidence

Mick Barry

1757. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will set up a real time suicide data programme on a national basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18905/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

1758. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to increase the uptake of the HPV vaccine; the steps he will take to make the vaccine available to persons that did not take it up in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18906/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1759. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the provision he plans to make for persons in mandatory hotel quarantine that have a need to provide care for children or others; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18907/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1760. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the budget allocated for the provision of mandatory Covid-19 detention facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18908/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1761. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of persons that have entered mandatory Covid-19 detention facilities since its commencement; the number that have been due to the failure to provide a PCR test result; the number that have had positive results upon testing in the detention facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18909/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Tests

Mick Barry

1762. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will introduce regulations to ensure that all persons working in the mandatory Covid-19 detention facilities will be regularly tested for the virus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18910/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1763. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the consultations he has had with communities from migrant backgrounds here when drawing up lists of countries subject to mandatory quarantine in detention centres; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18911/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1764. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the rationale for the inclusion of San Marino, Andorra and Monaco on the list of countries requiring mandatory Covid-19 detention while not including Italy, France, Spain or neighbouring regions in those countries which face similar epidemiological situations as the countries on the list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18912/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1765. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he plans to alter the mandatory Covid-19 detention system in order to comply with any EU regulation that facilitates travel within the EU on the basis of testing or vaccinations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18913/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

1766. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if all persons employed as vaccinators will be fully vaccinated in advance of being deployed to administer vaccines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18914/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

1873. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health his plans for weddings under the phased easing of restrictions that have recently been announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19195/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Maternity Services

Mick Barry

2123. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will institute a review in relation to the practice of not permitting a birthing partner to be present with persons giving birth due to Covid-19 restrictions; his views on whether this is proportionate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19916/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

2190. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will consider revising the regulations on the mandatory Covid-19 detention for persons who can demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and have a negative PCR test; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20084/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

2313. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will consider changes to the mandatory Covid-19 detention system to facilitate returning students from Erasmus programmes, other student exchanges and graduate internship programmes in EU states and non-EU states to quarantine at home upon arrival; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20560/21]

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