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Céad, 27 Beal 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

640. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health when nursing homes can allow visitors once they have outdoor space while visitors would observe physical distancing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8279/20]

Amharc

Céad, 27 Beal 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gino Kenny

909. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the school meals programme into the summer holiday months will be extended in order that families that have lost jobs or are temporarily laid off as a result of the public health emergency can continue to access food during these exceptional times; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7146/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Gino Kenny

322. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills if there will be an increase in the number of special education teachers and SNAs provided to all schools in the 2020/2021 school year in order to ameliorate the loss of in-school teaching time for these students in view of the fact that young persons in SEN and DEIS settings are most likely to have experienced difficulties engaging in remote learning; if class sizes will be reduced in DEIS schools, special schools and mainstream schools in line with the demands of unions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6583/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Public Sector Staff Sick Leave

Gino Kenny

323. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will reinstate the sick leave entitlements of teachers that existed prior to 2010 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6584/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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School Accommodation

Gino Kenny

324. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an audit of all school buildings will be carried out with a view to ascertaining the works needed to be completed to allow the safe return of students and staff; if special additional funding will be made available to schools to facilitate, among other actions, the hiring of cleaning staff to work throughout the school day, the installation of hand washing and sanitising stations, the erection of appropriate signage and the rearrangement of school layout and the acquisition of temporary additional accommodation and or the building of additional classrooms as appropriate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6585/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

325. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether the school system is fit for purpose to facilitate social distancing norms in view of the fact Ireland has the largest class sizes in Europe and one of the lowest levels of funding per student in the OECD; the number of additional class teachers that would be required in the forthcoming school year to reduce class sizes to average EU levels; the estimated cost and the way in which it could be achieved; the additional funding required to bring funding for education at primary, secondary and third-level in line with that of average OECD levels for 2020/2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6586/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Gino Kenny

326. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to facilitate July provisions (details supplied); if it will go ahead; if so, when; the way in which it will run while keeping educators and children safe; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6587/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Gino Kenny

327. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which he plans to address the issues arising from the isolating of children required to reduce the spread of Covid-19; if the NCSE will facilitate additional supports to children and school communities; if the number of SNAs and SENs will be increased to meet demand; if his Department is liaising with the HSE to increase staffing and resources to the early intervention and school age assessment teams to clear the backlog of waiting lists in addition to the supports and therapies children will need to engage with once the services return to operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6588/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Maternity Leave

Gino Kenny

417. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider extending maternity leave and or maternity benefit by three months in response to the closure of childcare facilities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in view of the fact that many parents are facing job losses if they have to return to work with no available childcare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6222/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Medicinal Products

Gino Kenny

742. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of children with spinal muscular atrophy eligible for treatment with the approved drug Spinraza; the number of those receiving the treatment; the reason for the delay in treatment for some of these children such as a child (details supplied); the way in which and when these issues will be addressed in order that all children can receive this vital treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6209/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Health and Social Care Professionals

Gino Kenny

749. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health his views on the situation that as part of the applied social care education process students are required to do placement hours in social care settings and that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on the ability of students to complete placements; the steps he will take in relation to the perceived stalemate between third-level social care course providers, CORU and students that have been informed that they will not pass the 2020 term and year due to the premature ending of student placements in social care settings and may not be awarded degrees as a result; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6262/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Hospital Staff

Gino Kenny

752. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the imminent annual junior doctor rotation at hospitals is causing significant concerns for staff during the Covid-19 pandemic (details supplied); if the rotations will be postponed for a number of months to minimise the impact on frontline staff that are working very hard to manage the public health crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6367/20]

Amharc

Céad, 20 Beal 2020

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Departmental Expenditure

Gino Kenny

1046. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the capital expenditure of his Department from 1 January to 31 December 2019 under the heading of B8.5 Cycling and Walking; the individual projects and associated expenditure on each; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6699/20]

Amharc

Céad, 13 Beal 2020

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Legal Costs

Gino Kenny

254. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the State is directly or indirectly funding legal costs, including senior counsel, in the recent past, or on an ongoing basis, associated with enforcing a religious ethos in a non-designated ETB school in Clonmel, County Tipperary, to the detriment of atheist, humanist, or secular members of the community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4855/20]

Amharc

Céad, 13 Beal 2020

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Nursing Home Accommodation

Gino Kenny

743. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if funding for additional staff will be committed for the opening of the new residential unit at a nursing home (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the distress and anxiety families are experiencing as a result of uncertainty regarding whether their loved ones will be accommodated in the new unit; if funding will be provided for the additional staff as soon as possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5057/20]

Amharc

Déar, 5 Márta 2020

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Gino Kenny

504. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the policy in relation to medicinal cannabis reimbursement as part of the medicinal cannabis access programme; if a guarantee will be provided that no family or person that is granted access under the programme will be expected to incur the substantial cost of using medicinal cannabis as a treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2594/20]

Amharc

Déar, 5 Márta 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing Eligibility

Gino Kenny

1189. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his views on whether the income eligibility for social housing is restrictively low (details supplied); his plans to raise the eligibility threshold as a matter of priority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2673/20]

Amharc