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Leathanach 1 de 50

Taispeáin: 100 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Déar, 27 Meith 2019

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Parental Leave

Clare Daly

78. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if employers are permitted to require parents to take parental leave in a single 18-week block rather than as a few days per week over successive weeks; his views on whether such a requirement from an employer will push some parents out of work in view of the fact some parents will not be in a position to take 18 consecutive weeks of unpaid leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27284/19]

Amharc

Déar, 27 Meith 2019

written

Childcare Services

Clare Daly

231. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if childcare providers are entitled to apply a cap on the number of children in their services under the community childcare subvention scheme and request that parents whose children qualify for the scheme pay full fees for those children. [27283/19]

Amharc

Céad, 26 Meith 2019

written

Wind Energy Generation

Clare Daly

281. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views on the effects on important habitats in the proposed Shannon wilderness park in County Longford of a plan to install a 24-turbine windfarm at the location; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26931/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Air Corps Strength

Clare Daly

104. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of aircraft technicians in the helicopter wing of the Air Corps in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and the number that left during same period. [26706/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Equipment

Clare Daly

105. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if funding will be provided for the purchase of two additional water tender ladder fire appliances for the Curragh camp fire station; and the frequency with which fire appliances are replaced in military barracks. [26707/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Recruitment

Clare Daly

106. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans for a recruitment campaign in the UK to recruit a military psychiatrist for the Permanent Defence Force. [26708/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Diplomatic Representation

Clare Daly

121. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the foreign ambassadors that have an embassy here who he has met formally to date in 2019. [26713/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Consular Services

Clare Daly

122. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to open a new Consulate General office in Darwin, Australia. [26714/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Garda Transport Data

Clare Daly

283. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of unmarked cars and vans attached to the Garda National Immigration Bureau in 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [26709/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Garda Transport Data

Clare Daly

284. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of marked cars, Jeeps and motorcycles attached to the DMR roads policing escort unit in 2018 and to date in 2019. [26710/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Garda Resources

Clare Daly

285. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the report from the Garda Commissioner regarding the issuing of body-worn cameras to front-line gardaí will be received. [26711/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Criminal Assets Bureau

Clare Daly

286. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated amount it would cost to recruit five additional forensic digital specialists for the Criminal Assets Bureau. [26712/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Clare Daly

391. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that survey findings by an organisation (details supplied) and the views of persons self-funding its use are considered as part of the HSE review when making his final decision on the issue of the FreeStyle Libre device being made available to all persons with type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26328/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Regulation

Clare Daly

550. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on whether the system operated by his Department for the award of organic status to Irish food production is not fit for purpose in view of the fact that organic status was awarded to a major salmon product that was under investigation by his Department for three years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26673/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Regulation

Clare Daly

551. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the meaningful assurance that can be given to consumers that salmon from farms under investigation by his Department is actually being produced organically. [26674/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Clare Daly

552. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on whether his recent decision to revoke a salmon farm licence for breach of licence conditions demonstrates that the award of organic status for farmed salmon is just a marketing exercise designed to achieve premium prices. [26675/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Regulation

Clare Daly

553. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason his Department relies on voluntary reporting by salmon farmers of chemical treatments used for disease control meaning that attention is not being drawn to the type of chemicals being applied to the fish stocks. [26676/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Regulation

Clare Daly

554. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the way in which organic status can be awarded to salmon farms in view of the fact that his attention has not been drawn to the type of chemicals being used by the operators to control disease. [26677/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Licence Data

Clare Daly

555. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the density of fish per cage necessary to qualify for organic status; and the evidence provided that this is complied with by salmon farmers before organic status is granted. [26678/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Licences

Clare Daly

556. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if in view of a recent television programme (details supplied) that showed breaches of licence conditions in some salmon farmers in Scotland, he is satisfied that the situation is different here. [26679/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Aquaculture Regulation

Clare Daly

557. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if, in view of the complaints in Scotland that the Government there has been too close to the salmon industry, he will cease perceived conflicts of interest in his Department by which responsibility for the development of the industry and its regulation reside with the marine division. [26680/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Regional Assemblies

Clare Daly

733. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the date on which the finalised regional spatial and economic strategy for the eastern and midlands region will be published. [26191/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

County Development Plans

Clare Daly

734. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will request Fingal County Council to provide him with a comprehensive briefing on the substance of all postal and online submissions made through the public consultation phase of the draft Castlelands, Balbriggan, development master plan (details supplied); if the council will be instructed to defer further action on the plan pending a review by him of the substantive briefing; if his views on the briefing will be made available before the plan is progressed by the council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26192/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

County Development Plans

Clare Daly

735. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if Fingal County Council will be instructed that if as the Castlelands, Balbriggan, development draft master plan (details supplied) is to be progressed, it must be amended as necessary in order that it is fully aligned with the new eastern and midlands regional spatial and economic strategy as developed within the national planning framework under Project Ireland 2040 and specifically to ensure that the plan is aligned comprehensively with the designation of Balbriggan by the regional spatial and economic strategy, RSES, as a small hinterland town that is not suitable for and is not to receive high-density and-or high-rise development. [26193/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

County Development Plans

Clare Daly

736. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will request Fingal County Council to provide a copy of all internal correspondence and relevant planning written and email documentation between the planning division and the Our Balbriggan project of the council from the inception of the project to date in respect of the draft Castlelands, Balbriggan, development master plan published on 7 May 2019 (details supplied). [26194/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

EU Directives

Clare Daly

773. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide a copy of the briefing notes provided to her in respect of the wild birds derogation declaration for the period May 2019 to April 2020 under regulation 3(1)(a) of the European Communities (Wildlife Act 1976) (Amendment) Regulations 1986. [26153/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Wildlife Control

Clare Daly

774. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide copies of all licence applications under the birds directive, under section 42 of the Wildlife Act 1976 or under other legal means allowable, received to date in 2019 in which the applicants were seeking to exercise controls on seagull species and-or their nests and or eggs; the outcome for all such applications with regard to licences granted and licences denied; and the reason in each case. [26154/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Wildlife Control

Clare Daly

775. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the damage being caused in respect of the eight licences granted by her Department to Dublin City Council to scare seagulls off the treated public water reservoirs at Stillorgan and Ballyboden, each of which cited the serious damage criterion of the section 42 provisions in the Wildlife Act 1976; the characteristics of the damage such that it was claimed to be serious by the applicant and accepted as being serious by her Department; and if the interests of public health and safety as catered for in the EU birds directive was a determining factor in the granting of the licences. [26155/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Wildlife Control

Clare Daly

776. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide copies of all correspondence since 2016 between her Department and the European Commission and-or the EU Directorate-General for Environment in respect of controls on seagull species, compliance with the birds directive and compliance with reporting requirements, including quantitative data. [26156/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

Wildlife Control

Clare Daly

777. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her Department is monitoring the serious harm being caused by seagull colonies to fauna in urban settings, for example, in St. Stephen's Green and Marley Park; if her Department is directly responsible under Article 9.1(c) for the protection of the fauna being harmed; and if not, if her Department relies on other agencies and organisations to seek protection of at risk fauna. [26157/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Meith 2019

written

EU Directives

Clare Daly

780. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason a recommendation (details supplied) was not accepted and implemented in time for the 2019-20 derogation declarations published on 1 May 2019; and if the recommendation will be implemented in time for the 2020-2021 and future derogation declarations. [26797/19]

Amharc

Déar, 20 Meith 2019

written

Public Service Pay Commission Reports

Clare Daly

36. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the Public Service Pay Commission report on recruitment and retention in the Defence Forces will be published in full; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25619/19]

Amharc

Déar, 20 Meith 2019

written

Public Service Pay Commission Reports

Clare Daly

41. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason excerpts from the Public Service Pay Commission report on recruitment and retention in the Defence Forces were leaked following the delivery of the report to him in May 2019; and the reason the report was not immediately published in full further to these leaks in view of the effect of the leaks on Defence Forces morale. [25620/19]

Amharc

Déar, 20 Meith 2019

written

Health Services Staff

Clare Daly

136. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to concerns involving allegations of assault by staff working for an organisation (details supplied) and the apparent failure of the HSE to investigate and deal with same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25865/19]

Amharc

Déar, 20 Meith 2019

written

Health Services Staff

Clare Daly

137. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health his views on concerns regarding an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25866/19]

Amharc

Céad, 19 Meith 2019

written

Children in Care

Clare Daly

248. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to concerns raised by the inspectors from the Care Quality Commission in the United Kingdom regarding a secure mental health facility (details supplied) which cares for six Irish children; the cost of the facility for Irish children over the past ten years; her views on whether this service should and could be provided here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25681/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Foreign Conflicts

Clare Daly

61. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to a recent report which estimated that US sanctions imposed on Venezuela in August 2017 caused around 40,000 deaths in 2017 and 2018 (details supplied); his views on whether additional US sanctions in January 2019 will have exacerbated the effects of the sanctions; and the representations he has made or will make to the authorities in the United States of America with a view to bringing an end to punitive sanctions on the people of Venezuela. [24935/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Pension Provisions

Clare Daly

160. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the measures he plans to take to address the pension entitlements of female civil servants who left the workforce in job-share arrangements to care for their children and have lost out on full pension entitlements even though many women that stayed at home full-time have had their pension paid as a result of the homemakers credit system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25345/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Special Educational Needs

Clare Daly

214. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Education and Skills the financial assistance available to fund assessments for children who have been identified as potentially requiring additional learning supports in view of the substantial cost of same for parents and the negative impact of delays in diagnosis and supports on the development of the child. [25498/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Wards of Court

Clare Daly

271. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason fees charged for a ward of court in circumstances in which the General Solicitor is committee for the person and estate and the family or persons other than the General Solicitor is committee for the person and estate, with particular reference to the income included in calculating the amount and the rate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25497/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Charges

Clare Daly

300. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce exemptions and cap registration fees in relation to the number of times a child visits the emergency department regarding a life long illness which could be twice or three times a month with fees of €100 per visit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24868/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

Clare Daly

331. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) has taken responsibility for a doctor on the supervised section of the Irish Medical Council register to work as an ENT consultant at University Hospital Limerick without restriction for the best part of a year. [24951/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

Clare Daly

332. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if the attention of a person (details supplied) was drawn either verbally or in writing to the fact that a supervising consultant breached the Irish Medical Council regulations on appropriate supervision by being overseen for much of their tenure including emergency duties. [24952/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

Clare Daly

333. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if concerns were expressed by a senior clinician to the senior management and directorate of University Hospital Limerick in regard to a physician or clinical and professional performance of a surgeon with a demand from their colleague for a review of their cases; and if the relevant Q-Pulse submissions have been ignored to date. [24953/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Staff

Clare Daly

334. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) has been informed verbally and in writing that a consultant ENT surgeon left the region before finishing their on-call duties while both their absence and refusal to return placed a seriously ill child at risk; and the reason this alleged wrongdoing has not been investigated by the management or directorate of University Hospital Limerick regarding the departure, absence and behaviour of the on-call consultant ENT surgeon, which presented a risk in clinical situations and which has also been submitted onto Q-Pulse. [24954/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Investigations

Clare Daly

335. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) failed to investigate or have investigated the disclosure that over 15 patients had a delayed head and neck cancer diagnosis despite the fact that the clinical incidents had been placed on Q-Pulse by a senior clinician; and the reason the person has failed, neglected or omitted to investigate or have investigated over 30 other serious incident submissions by a consultant ENT surgeon. [24955/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Complaints Procedures

Clare Daly

336. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) determined that serious reportable incidents are not investigated but having opted instead to request a chart review by RCSEng of non-Q-Pulse complaints based on email correspondence and thereby failed to investigate the historical non-defunct NIRF-04 forms despite being informed that more serious cases exist on the Q-Pulse and are lying dormant without meaningful action. [24956/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Deaths

Clare Daly

337. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will take accountability and responsibility for their acts and omissions or failures to prevent a death from incompetence with gross mismanagement of a head and neck cancer patient reported to the University Hospital Limerick administration verbally, by email and on formal Q-Pulse. [24957/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Deaths

Clare Daly

338. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the reason the death of a head and neck cancer patient which is reported on the Q Pulse system relating to University Hospital Limerick as a serious incident has not been adequately investigated; and the reason the HSE and the hospital have not provided open disclosure to the family of the deceased cancer patient despite the fact that the CEO and directorate had been informed of the circumstances of the preventable death well over a year ago. [24958/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Procedures

Clare Daly

339. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) or their subordinates gave direction to members of administration staff at the University Hospital Limerick Group to cancel an operating theatre list of at least 15 patients, many of them children but also involving two cancer cases, within 37 hours before planned surgery in May 2018. [24959/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Services

Clare Daly

340. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the action or omissions or commission a person (details supplied) has taken following cancer diagnosis of a patient which remain unactioned for 18 months after the attending consultant was initially informed of the histopathology results and consequently that patient is now facing chemotherapy radiation and a poorer prognosis as a consequence. [24960/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Complaints Procedures

Clare Daly

341. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) failed to investigate a serious complaint regarding an unactioned cancer diagnosis; the reason the complaint and incident remained on Q-Pulse for over six months without discussion with the submitting consultant; the matrix and priority criteria used to select cases of a planned external review; and his views on whether the person acted with bias in having the patients carefully selected for an external chart review by showing a prejudice in having this unactioned complaint being denied priority ahead of other cases. [24961/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Hospital Staff

Clare Daly

342. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) facilitated and aided a junior doctor who has been reported for tampering with notes on several occasions, missing cancer cases, refusing to see urgent patients, unable to assess chronic ear disease safely or known to regularly photograph patients and their notes on their mobile phone without consent being allowed to run clinics unsupervised and remain unreprimanded for their actions. [24962/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Protected Disclosures

Clare Daly

417. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health his views on whether a threat by a person (details supplied) to call the authorities on a whistleblower at University Hospital Limerick to be a form of penalisation. [25307/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Open Disclosures Policy

Clare Daly

434. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) allegedly issued a perceived threat against a senior clinician who had requested assistance for a proposed open disclosure meeting with a patient whose cancer diagnosis had suffered delayed treatment for 18 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25348/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Meith 2019

written

Guardians Ad Litem

Clare Daly

570. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the cost of guardians ad litem; the number employed by Tusla in each of the years 2017 and 2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25257/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

oral

Defence Forces Remuneration

Clare Daly

13. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his views on the fact that almost 90% of Defence Forces personnel earn below the average public sector wage; the steps he will take to address same; and the reason it has not been addressed to date. [24343/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Clare Daly

17. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the Lariam medical advisory group, the establishment of which was recommended in the 2017 report of the Lariam working group, has been created or has met; and if so, the number of times it has met. [24346/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

oral

Defence Forces Remuneration

Clare Daly

26. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his attention has been drawn to the comments of a former deputy commander of the Army Ranger Wing (details supplied) on the ongoing crisis of pay, morale and retention in the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24342/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Strength

Clare Daly

27. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans to address the fact that the Defence Forces lost over a third of their strength between 2014 and 2018 with the result that basic functions cannot be fulfilled in view of the fact that simple recruitment of new members is not enough to fill the gaps left by the departure of experienced members. [24344/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Clare Daly

31. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his views on whether fewer parliamentary questions and representations are one of the key performance indicators of the Lariam report implementation group (details supplied) in view of the fact that such indicators indicate issues with the approach of the group to the central issues regarding the Defence Forces' continued use of Lariam. [24345/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Human Rights

Clare Daly

51. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the action he has taken regarding the conditions in detention camps in which refugees and migrants are being detained in Libya. [24649/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Student Visas Administration

Clare Daly

92. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the options open to a person (details supplied) under the special scheme for students who would have met the full criteria for the 2005 to 2010 period had the person not been issued a visa in April 2019 changing the person's status and who is now being penalised due to a technicality; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24632/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Legislative Measures

Clare Daly

94. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 will be reviewed in view of the imprisonment of two sex workers, one pregnant, for working in a shared space under the charge of brothel keeping. [24646/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

96. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of individual prisoners that were held on 22 or 23 hour lock up for 15 or more consecutive days in 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24701/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

97. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the average length of time individual prisoners spent in safety observation cells and close supervision cells from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019; and the longest duration of time spent in each type of cell over the period. [24702/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Discipline

Clare Daly

98. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of incidents of sexual violence recorded across the prison system in 2018 and to date in 2019; his views on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24703/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

99. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on the floor each night in all prisons during February, March, April and May 2019. [24704/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

HSE Staff Recruitment

Clare Daly

139. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if the HSE recruitment freeze brought in for three months will be lifted by the end of June 2019, in view of the fact that no update or information has been given on the matter and that staff had accepted permanent promotional positions only to have them frozen. [24647/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Bus Services

Clare Daly

183. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the road passenger service routes funded under the LocalLink programme by the National Transport Authority for which the operators are receiving direct payment under the free travel scheme. [24705/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Child and Family Agency Funding

Clare Daly

190. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the budgetary allocation Tusla received from her Department in the past four years; the name of all organisations, bodies, institutions and so on that are assisting Tusla with funding or have assisted Tusla with funding; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24648/19]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Meith 2019

written

Child and Family Agency Expenditure

Clare Daly

193. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount Tusla has paid to a service (details supplied) for the placement of Irish children in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24700/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Foreign Conflicts

Clare Daly

83. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the assessment he has made of the importance of continuing support for the physical and economic security of FARC members in the reincorporation process; the assessment he has made of the necessity to ensure that all the inhabitants of the 24 ETCRs in operation are guaranteed proper and secure reincorporation; and the assessment he has made of the decision of the Colombian Supreme Court to release a person (details supplied). [24512/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Airlines Regulations

Clare Daly

223. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason his Department has issued a permit for a company (details supplied) to operate under the fifth freedom between Dublin and Madrid; and the analysis undertaken of the serious competitive distortions of allowing fifth freedom rights on intra-EU services to countries operating outside the EU. [24546/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Child and Family Agency Expenditure

Clare Daly

226. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason Tusla is funding representation on behalf of individual managers. [24533/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Child and Family Agency Expenditure

Clare Daly

227. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on the substantial and costly legal representation being provided by Tusla to a family member of one of its employees. [24534/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Social Welfare Code

Clare Daly

237. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the financial assistance available to fund assessments for children who have been identified as potentially requiring additional learning supports in view of the substantial cost of same for parents and the negative impact of delays in diagnosis and supports on the development of the child. [24545/19]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Meith 2019

written

Home Loan Scheme

Clare Daly

245. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the options available to a couple who apply for the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme in circumstances in which one of the married persons is employed and earning a wage and therefore eligible to apply and the other is self-employed since May 2017 with tax returns completed, but not certified for a period of two years; if they can be approved for the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme with particular reference to the fact that they can demonstrate that they have been paying a rent of over €1,700 a month for a period of two and a half years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24548/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Election Management System

Clare Daly

68. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will bring forward measures to ban or severely restrict the use of posters during election campaigns in order to reduce plastic waste; and if not, the reason therefor. [23732/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Election Management System

Clare Daly

80. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the reason a public information campaign or similar was not carried out in the run-up to the 2019 local and European elections to highlight to voters the implications of a judgment (details supplied). [23733/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Air Corps Operations

Clare Daly

115. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the necessary funding will be provided to ensure the air traffic control tower at Baldonnel Aerodrome is opened 24/7. [23768/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Defence Forces Equipment

Clare Daly

116. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of heavy recovery trucks purchased for the Permanent Defence Forces in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and the number withdrawn during the same period. [23769/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Public Parks

Clare Daly

186. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the timetable for the level of public funds expended by Fáilte Ireland on the strategic vision for the Phoenix Park exercise in view of the way in which it was publicised and the fact that the full report was not online to facilitate consideration by the public, resulting in the perception that citizens were disenfranchised and excluded from the consultation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23699/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Office of Public Works Projects

Clare Daly

199. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason key environmental stakeholders such as an organisation (details supplied) were not contacted regarding the consultation on the strategy for the Phoenix Park; the reason the OPW did not provide online access to the full report when requested by multiple bodies that highlighted that the lack of access was a barrier to their ability to participate effectively in the consultation; when screening for appropriate assessment under Article 6(3) of the habitats directive was or will be undertaken; when and the way in which the obligations under the EU Strategic Environmental Assessment, SEA, directive will be assessed in view of the timeframes indicated by the OPW for the advancement of planning applications which are perceived to not make it credible that there is an intention to afford the time necessary to address those obligations should they arise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23697/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Office of Public Works Projects

Clare Daly

200. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to ensure the consultation on the strategic vision for the Phoenix Park will be extended and the full report made available online with supporting documents and screening determinations required under EU law; if the extended consultation will be adequately re-publicised to ensure there is wide public awareness that it has been extended and that the documentation is now available; his further plans to ensure that the OPW does not act in the future to inhibit the participation of the public in its consultations; his plans to censure those responsible for the recent consultation and their perceived intransigence in responding to public concerns and requests for information; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23698/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

343. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of men and women, respectively, who were granted temporary release in 2019 in terms of days out by prison; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23691/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

344. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of men and women, respectively, who were granted full temporary release in 2019 by prison; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23692/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Prisoner Data

Clare Daly

345. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of sentence left to serve when full temporary release was granted for male and female prisoners in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23693/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Garda Vetting

Clare Daly

346. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the dispute between Tusla and the Garda National Vetting Bureau which is causing delays in persons obtaining Garda clearance; the reason for the dispute; when it is likely to be resolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23718/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Garda Deployment

Clare Daly

350. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí attached to each divisional burglary response unit in 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [23770/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Garda Equipment

Clare Daly

351. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of ensuring all gardaí have a secure encoded USB device for compiling evidence. [23771/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

549. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 189 of 18 April 2019, the basis on which he stated that all protected disclosures must be treated as confidential when the statutory obligation only goes so far as imposing a requirement to keep the identity of the maker of the protected disclosure confidential. [23852/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

550. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if his predecessor received a protected disclosure in September 2014 alleging conduct damaging to the health and welfare of personnel and further alleging serious and substantial procurement irregularities in the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, (details supplied); and if in regard to the health and welfare element of this protected disclosure, the report constituted a report to an appropriate person under section 13(1) of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 of an offence under the same section which the complainant was under a statutory obligation to make. [23853/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

551. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the responsibility he has when the mismanagement in regard to a matter (details supplied) by the board members was subsequently brought to his attention having regard to the provisions of the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011. [23854/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

552. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if senior officials in his Department met with the president, vice-president and another board member of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, and directed that a prompt, impartial and proportionate investigation must be undertaken in respect of the protected disclosure received by his Department in September 2014 alleging conduct damaging to the health and welfare of personnel and further alleging serious and substantial procurement irregularities in the NMBI. [23855/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

553. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if senior officials in his Department, following a meeting in September 2014 with the president, vice-president and another board member of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, in regard to a protected disclosure received in September 2014 alleging conduct damaging to the health and welfare of personnel and further alleging serious and substantial procurement irregularities in the NMBI, received correspondence from the president of the NMBI stating that there was no foundation for the complaints involved, that the matter had been dealt with in a comprehensive and timely manner and that no further action was warranted. [23856/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

554. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health the evidence and documentation sought and received by his officials from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, in support of an assurance that the complaints made in a protected disclosure (details supplied) were without foundation and that no further action was warranted; if the president of the NMBI in December 2014 refused to forward the material sought by his officials; and the steps taken to insist that the evidence and documentation in question be furnished. [23857/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

555. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if his officials directed the board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, in January 2015 to appoint an independent third party to review the contents of a protected disclosure in regard to the NMBI received by his Department in September 2014; and if the NMBI instead appointed a retired civil servant to carry out a scoping exercise rather than a review of the complaint. [23858/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

556. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if it was reported to his officials by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, that a scoping exercise (details supplied) involved interviews of two to three hours with several persons without the interviewer taking notes, contemporaneous or otherwise; and if his officials sought an explanation as to the reason this protocol was followed. [23859/19]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Meith 2019

written

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Clare Daly

557. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health if he sought or received a copy of the full report of a scoping exercise (details supplied) completed in April or May 2015; and if not, the action he took upon completion of the scoping exercise. [23860/19]

Amharc