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Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Damien English

311. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to address the issue whereby 153 of approximately 660 young adults with an intellectual disability and or autism who leave school receive no further education, training, or day service placement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31436/14]

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Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Schools Building Projects Applications

Damien English

312. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans for the provision of a new school building for a school (details supplied) in County Meath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31466/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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School Accommodation

Damien English

313. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans for the provision of additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Meath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31467/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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School Accommodation

Damien English

314. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans for the provision of additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Meath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31468/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Enterprise Support Services Provision

Damien English

353. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if he will provide an update of efforts by Government to develop the social enterprise sector following the publication of a Forfás report in 2013 which illustrated that the sector has the capacity to double employment by 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31432/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Social Insurance

Damien English

395. Deputy Damien English asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection how plans by her Department in respect of the provision of supports for persons who are self-employed, similar to those of PAYE workers, are developing; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31433/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Damien English

396. Deputy Damien English asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection her views on the recent proposals made by the Carers Association in relation to the contributory State pension entitlement for lifetime family carers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31435/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Social Welfare Benefits

Damien English

397. Deputy Damien English asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if the improvements made in relation to domiciliary care allowance can be extended to carer's allowance, carer's benefit and the respite care grant, as recommended by the Carers Association; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31437/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Iúil 2014

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Hospital Procedures

Damien English

681. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive have plans for surgical correction of exstrophy-episadias complex to be made available to children here; the action parents of children must currently take in order to have such corrective surgery carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31434/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 1 Iúil 2014

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Water Charges Exemptions

Damien English

311. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if his Department will make recommendations to the CER and-or Irish Water that additional living costs, borne by persons living in hard water areas, are accounted for and reflected in the water charge they incur; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27928/14]

Amharc

Déar, 19 Meith 2014

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Free Travel Scheme Payments

Damien English

86. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Social Protection the annual cost to the State of providing a travel pass to a person in receipt of the carer's allowance irrespective of whether the carer uses the travel pass or not; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26426/14]

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Déar, 19 Meith 2014

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Broadband Service Provision

Damien English

107. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources with respect to the roll out of high speed broadband services for rural areas of County Meath, when he expects the completion of the formal mapping exercise to determine the final list of areas in need of State subsidy for the provision of such services; for areas that will be determined not to be in need of State subsidy to provide high speed broadband, will there be time based targets for the roll out of such services that can be easily identified by those persons who reside or have businesses in these rural areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26427/14]

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Déar, 19 Meith 2014

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Closed Circuit Television Systems

Damien English

144. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the funding available to support the installation of CCTV cameras in two areas (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26374/14]

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Céad, 18 Meith 2014

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Road Projects Status

Damien English

206. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide an update on the plans for road realignment works planned for the N52 from Billistown to Cloghan, whereby such works would lead to the provision of a safer section of national route for road users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26341/14]

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Máirt, 17 Meith 2014

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Driver Licences

Damien English

756. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he or his Department have had discussions with the Canadian authorities regarding the introduction of a reciprocal agreement where holders of driving licences from both jurisdictions can simply apply to transfer their licences without the requirement of sitting the test; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25341/14]

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Déar, 12 Meith 2014

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Commemorative Events

Damien English

138. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the commemorative activities he will undertake in September 2014 to mark the centenary of the passage into law of the Home Rule Act on 18 September 1914; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25161/14]

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Máirt, 27 Beal 2014

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Rent Supplement Scheme Eligibility

Damien English

410. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Social Protection in view of recent residential rental price increases reported, her plans to reflect such increases that those in receipt of rent supplement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22649/14]

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Máirt, 27 Beal 2014

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Water Charges Exemptions

Damien English

515. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government in the case of dependent children aged over 18, for example, those attending college, his plans to facilitate a water allowance for households containing such persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22125/14]

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Máirt, 27 Beal 2014

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Taxi Regulations

Damien English

978. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider the establishment of a new category of SPSV licence for situations where non-standard taxi, hackney and limousine services are to be provided, such as the introduction of SPSV licence for tuk-tuk style vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22619/14]

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Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Waste Management

Damien English

492. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government with regard to waste management targets, if he is satisfied that progress is being achieved on the reduction of waste production and on the elimination of illegal disposal of waste in unauthorised sites around the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19508/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Waste Management

Damien English

493. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the current estimated total volume of non-agricultural waste produced annually here; the percentage of which is classed as construction and demolition waste; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19509/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Waste Management

Damien English

494. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his views on the promotion of the use of recycled building materials in new construction projects here; the way in which this compares to the European norms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19510/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Waste Management

Damien English

495. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government with respect to construction demolition and waste management policy, his views on introducing a target of using 50% minimum recycled materials for the construction of local authority-social housing units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19511/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Waste Management

Damien English

496. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the supports available to the construction industry to opt for a more recycled approach in terms of construction demolition and waste management that is good for the environment and meets current legislation requirements and is more financially viable to the companies in question; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19512/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Courts Service

Damien English

591. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Justice and Equality with regard to the collection of fines by the Courts Service of Ireland for 2011, 2012 and 2013, the number of fines that were collected as issued to importers of illicit tobacco products and sellers of illicit tobacco products in each of the years; the total value in monetary value of such fines that were paid in each of the years; the amount in monetary value of outstanding fines for each of the years; if he is satisfied with the level of compliance with such fines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19434/14]

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Céad, 30 Aib 2014

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Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Provision

Damien English

868. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health in view of the fact that the need for a new approach to the provision of services for persons with neurological conditions was recognised and that the national policy and strategy for provision of neuro-rehabilitation services in Ireland 2011-2015 was published in November 2011, his views on the way services can be bettered for those families living and coping with caring for those with such neurological conditions; his proposals to improve this national plan and strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19343/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Aib 2014

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Schools Building Projects Status

Damien English

240. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide an update on the provision of a site for a new school build (details supplied) in County Meath; the timeframe required to develop on this site; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17620/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Aib 2014

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Fallen Animal Collection Scheme

Damien English

534. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine with regard to the introduction of the revised terms and conditions for the fallen animal TSE subsidy scheme, if he will provide an update of the review process by his Department into the implementation of the scheme; the extent to which his Department is consulting the farming community, the animal collectors association and knackeries; the process that such organisations can pursue to feed into his Departmental review; if his Department has considered remedies for those animal collectors-knackeries who, due to clause 7.8 of the scheme, have seen a substantial increase in the costs of rendering plant services available to them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17989/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Aib 2014

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Orthodontic Service Waiting Lists

Damien English

606. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health if he will evaluate the prospects of reducing the unacceptable length of time patients aged under 14 years must wait to receive surgery at the orthodontic department of the oral surgery clinic in Louth County Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17642/14]

Amharc

Céad, 9 Aib 2014

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Tax Code

Damien English

45. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Finance the position regarding the appeals system for tax matters as announced in budget 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16915/14]

Amharc

Céad, 9 Aib 2014

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Departmental Funding

Damien English

118. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will provide an update on an application (details supplied); when he expects moneys to be made available for draw down to the successful applicant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16877/14]

Amharc

Céad, 9 Aib 2014

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Child and Family Agency Remit

Damien English

160. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if an organisation's proposal (details supplied) can be included in the Pathways project under the Child and Family Agency; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16886/14]

Amharc

Déar, 3 Aib 2014

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Teaching Qualifications

Damien English

75. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Education and Skills the options available to a person (details suppled) in County Meath to apply for accreditation for a language school to teach English as a foreign language in view of the fact that the access to the ACELS recognition is now closed and the new IEM is not due until 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15719/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Márta 2014

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Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Damien English

184. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 44 of 13 March 2014, in relation to fines issued to importers of illicit tobacco products and sellers of illicit tobacco products for each of the years 2011, 2012 and 2013, the number of such fines that were paid in each of the years; the total value in monetary value of such fines that were paid in each of the years; the amount in monetary value of outstanding fines for each of the years; if he is satisfied with the level of compliance with such fines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13705/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Márta 2014

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Unfinished Housing Developments

Damien English

637. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the action he will take to assist those homeowners in residential housing estates with serious health and safety issues due to public lighting not operating, in particular where the estate has not been taken in charge by the local authority and the developer not operating thereby leaving residents with no direct line of support to resolve the issue, and a very long wait for works to be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12796/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Márta 2014

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Garda Recruitment

Damien English

775. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda Reserve members that made it to stage three of the recruitment process for An Garda Síochána; the weighting given to those applicants that had indicated to have been attested by An Garda Síochána as a reserve; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13582/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Damien English

44. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Finance the total number of fines issued to importers of illicit tobacco products and sellers of illicit tobacco products for each of the years, 2011, 2012 and 2013; the total value of fines issued in monetary value for each of the years; the number of such fines that were paid in each of the years; the total value in monetary value of such fines that were paid in each of the years; the amount in monetary value of outstanding fines for each of the years; if he is satisfied with the level of compliance with such fines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12479/14]

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Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

221. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health with regard to methadone treatment, the number of inpatient residential detox places currently in the State; the location of same for assisting persons with drug addiction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12488/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

222. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health with regard to methadone treatment, the number of residential drug free programmes currently in the State; the location of same for assisting persons with drug addiction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12489/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

223. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health with regard to methadone treatment, the number of day programmes are there currently in the State; the location of same for assisting persons with drug addiction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12490/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

224. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health the number of people currently on methadone in the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12491/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

225. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who were on methadone in 2011, 2012 and 2013; the numbers of whom are now known to be completely off drugs, including methadone; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12492/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

226. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health the number of babies born to mothers on methadone in 2013; the number of such babies that had withdrawals; the number of such babies who received medication; the medications they received; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12493/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Márta 2014

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Drug Treatment Programmes Places

Damien English

227. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health the total average cost of treatment for a person on methadone maintenance-detoxification; the total average cost for each such person on costs for GP services associated with the maintenance-detoxification; costs for pharmacy goods and services associated with the maintenance-detoxification; costs for the clinic associated with the maintenance-detoxification; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12494/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Feabh 2014

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Black Economy

Damien English

219. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider setting up an informal working group, to include, among others, representatives from the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Members of the Oireachtas and representatives from his Department, to examine proposals to reduce the loss of revenue to the State from the impact of the illicit sale of goods; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9619/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Feabh 2014

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Departmental Programmes

Damien English

341. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide an update on the roll-out of the shared services programme as part of the Government’s public service reform plan; implementation timeframe of the financial management shared services project for the Civil Service, defence and justice sectors; the breakdown of the costs and savings associated with this project; if this will be rolled out to other Departments in due course and the timeframe for this roll-out; if small and medium-sized enterprises will have the opportunity to tender for the provision of these services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8895/14]

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Máirt, 25 Feabh 2014

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EU Directives

Damien English

363. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if any of the provisions contained within Directive 2013/34/EU on the annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings will impact on the non-filing structure being used by Irish companies to avoid filing their accounts with the Companies Registration Office; if any of the provisions contained within Directive 2013/34/EU will impact on the ability of multinational corporations here to avoid putting their financial accounts on public record; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8894/14]

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Céad, 19 Feabh 2014

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Pension Provisions

Damien English

84. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Finance if he will give consideration to allowing those who have personal retirement bonds on a once-off basis to draw down a certain percentage of the accumulated value of their PRB contributions, similar to the window of opportunity afforded to holders of certain additional voluntary contribution pension schemes who, from the date of the passing of the Finance Act 2013, can opt to draw down up to 30% of the accumulated value of their AVC scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8468/14]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Feabh 2014

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Social Welfare Appeals Status

Damien English

98. Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Social Protection when a decision will issue on an appeal registered on 25 March 2013, in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; the reason for the delay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7074/14]

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Máirt, 11 Feabh 2014

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Departmental Advertising Expenditure

Damien English

123. Deputy Damien English asked the Taoiseach the total amount spent on advertising by his Department and each agency under his aegis in 2013; if he will provide a breakdown on the amount spent on each of TV, radio, print, outdoor, Internet and social media platform advertising; the amount spent on advertising agencies; if he will provide the information in tabular-readable form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6589/14]

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