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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Secretaries General

Thomas Pringle

72. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the process for approval of the new salary for the Secretary General of the Department of Health which is said to be deemed to be commensurate with the scale of the responsibilities, including the vaccine roll-out in the immediate term and the challenges of implementing the Government’s ambition for the roll-out of Sláintecare and the budget of €21 billion for health; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20148/21]

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Fiscal Data

Thomas Pringle

84. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when he will commence publishing statements of Ireland's net worth along with State assets and liabilities; the timeframe for the implementation of this OECD recommendation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20149/21]

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Climate Action Plan

Thomas Pringle

89. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the phase 1 review report by the National Investment Office focusing specifically on the climate action measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20152/21]

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Workplace Relations Commission

Thomas Pringle

112. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a representative of his Department was sent to the WRC Conciliation Conference with staff from a union (details supplied) regarding staff claims on 20 April 2021; if he will send a representative to future WRC conferences given that HR has to defer to his Department for any decisions regarding pay and conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20150/21]

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Driver Test

Thomas Pringle

411. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport when the licensed portal for NDI approved driver instructors will be opened again to allow instructors to upload lessons completed by persons awaiting a driving test and for persons who require medical assessment lessons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19906/21]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

412. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport the reason the licensed portal for NDI approved driving instructors is closed while it is still allowing the portal for essential workers to request an invitation for a driver test through the RSA website (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19907/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Credit Unions

Thomas Pringle

484. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance the number of credit unions that have been permitted by the Central Bank to pay a dividend to members for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18590/21]

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Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta

Thomas Pringle

639. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Thomas Pringle den Aire Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán an mbeidh cead ag na cúrsaí Gaeilge a bhíonn ar siúl i nGaeltacht Thír Chonaill a bheith oscailte i mbliana; an mbeidh teagmháil dhíreach aici le soláthróirí na gcúrsaí agus leis na heagraíochtaí cuí eile le tacaíocht a chur ar fáil don earnáil a thugann maoiniú isteach atá ríthábhachtach do phobail faoin tuath i nGaeltacht iarthar Dhún na nGall; an dtabharfar aon chúiteamh do na mná ‘tí nó do na coláistí a bheas thíos i mbliana muna mbeidh na cúrsaí ar siúl; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [19244/21]

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Electoral Commission

Thomas Pringle

674. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will report on the recruitment process of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission; the location of the advertisement; the way in which the selection process is undertaken; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18290/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

677. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the way in which a single person can purchase a property in Dublin or other urban areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18310/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

678. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the research his Department is undertaking on the way in which single persons are priced out of buying a property in Dublin or other urban areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18311/21]

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

679. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the measures that will be put in place for single persons who earn too much to be included on a social housing list but earn too little to be able to afford a home in Dublin or other urban areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18312/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Foreign Birth Registration

Thomas Pringle

863. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if foreign births registration applications are still being processed such as in the case of a person (details supplied); the expected timeline of these applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19717/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Thomas Pringle

1099. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if a person is eligible to apply for the pandemic unemployment payment if their employment ceases at the end of the casual employment season in fish processing factories; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18165/21]

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JobPath Programme

Thomas Pringle

1196. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if JobPath will be coming to an end soon; if so, the date it be will be finishing; if she plans to replace the scheme with another scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20439/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

1225. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of Covid-19 vaccinations administered to staff working in Tusla residential care and special care units; the number of Covid-19 vaccinations administered to staff working in Oberstown Children Detention Campus; the reason for any difference in approach; the timeline for the vaccination of Oberstown staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18781/21]

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Domestic Violence Services

Thomas Pringle

1232. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of requests for emergency refuge from domestic violence that could not be met each month during 2020, by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19107/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

1334. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the measures he will put in place to address the hardship being levied on Erasmus students and students studying abroad as a result of the mandatory hotel quarantine system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19894/21]

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Asylum Seekers

Thomas Pringle

1347. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the number of students who were supported by the student support scheme for asylum seekers in 2019-2020 academic year. [20673/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Third Level Fees

Thomas Pringle

1348. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the estimated cost of altering the free fees criteria to include migrants, asylum seeker and undocumented students. [20674/21]

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