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Taispeáin: 20 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Business Regulation

Mary Butler

7. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the potential supports available for a person (details supplied); his views on whether the EU definition of undertaking in difficulty is prohibitive for many businesses such as this one; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13724/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Aviation Industry

Mary Butler

81. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps being taken to liaise with the airline industry to ensure that consumers who have been unable to make scheduled flights due to the current travel restrictions are being prioritised and dealt with in a fair and just manner via airlines internal complaints and refund application facilities in view of the fact many have incurred significant personal losses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13725/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Mortgage Lending

Mary Butler

144. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance the position regarding the reported refusal by a bank (details supplied) to allow a first-time buyer to draw down a mortgage in August 2020 should the person who has been professional disaffected by the pandemic continue to be in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment, when the house is built and ready for occupancy; his views on whether this reported anomaly could potentially pose a widespread problem for first-time buyers in their dealings with banks and lending institutions going forward; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13721/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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English Language Training Organisations

Mary Butler

363. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to safeguard the English language teaching sector in view of the difficulties faced due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the potential decrease in revenue for the industry as a whole for 2020, reportedly in the region of 80%; her views on the continued implementation of provision of funding in line with a document (details supplied) to protect and enhance the reputation of Ireland and the English language industry from abroad; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13722/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Mary Butler

364. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills the guidelines for admission to the July provision scheme for children with Down's syndrome; her views on a potential shortage in tutors for the scheme due to increased numbers seeking access to same; the steps she has taken to ensure children are not excluded; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13726/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Mary Butler

475. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding access to the July provision scheme for preschool, primary school and post-primary school pupils with Down's syndrome; her plans to include preschool and secondary school in the 2021 allocation of the scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14584/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Maternity Services

Mary Butler

664. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the reopening of maternity classes, including breastfeeding and antenatal classes, in Cork University Maternity Hospital; his views on the effects postponements and cancellations of such classes is having on pregnant women in preparing for the birth of their child; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13720/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Health Services

Mary Butler

665. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the reopening of services and support for persons suffering with dementia; when guidelines will be issued regarding the reintroduction of such services and supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13723/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 23 Meith 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mary Butler

82. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance the position regarding specific financial supports available to seasonal publicans that also serve food but have been closed during the Covid-19 pandemic months and will incur significant expenses in preparing their premises to reopen; his views on whether seasonal proprietors in such a position might not be in a position to reopen without tailored financial supports; his further views on the way in which such seasonal businesses can be supported; the position regarding the availability of the temporary wage subsidy scheme to seasonal proprietors in view of the fact they cannot provide payroll data for reference months such as January and February 2020 due to the fact they are primarily open in the summer months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12607/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 23 Meith 2020

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DEIS Scheme

Mary Butler

274. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will be considered for DEIS status; his plans to conduct a review of schools seeking DEIS status; if the programme will be opened to a new round of applications; his further plans to amend the system to allow applications in order that schools can be more proactive in seeking DEIS status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12606/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Insurance Costs

Mary Butler

65. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance his views on and if he will address matters relating to expensive insurance premiums (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10668/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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School Transport

Mary Butler

181. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the imminent and significant challenges facing the school transport scheme and its administration in 2020; his plans for administering the scheme in terms of transporting pupils to and from school while prioritising pupil safety and implementing social distancing; the action taken within his Department to date in order to meet the significant health and safety challenges posed in administering the scheme in 2020 due to the pandemic; if his officials have held discussions with Bus Éireann in respect of the points outlined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10616/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mary Butler

289. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding flexibility in application of regulation (details supplied) in the context of the practical difficulties and challenges posed to the education system by the current pandemic; the level of engagement he has undertaken with an organisation in consideration of a request made by same; his views on whether the cycle of transition caused by the continuous turnover of directors in centres potentially delimits the capacity for leadership across the network; and his views on whether the shortened tenure increases the likelihood that the role may be viewed as untenable and undesirable by future prospective candidates. [11516/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Legal Aid Service

Mary Butler

349. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the health and safety concerns expressed by the managing solicitor and staff at a law centre (details supplied) in respect of proposed relocation of premises; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10988/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Assisted Human Reproduction

Mary Butler

599. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details of legislative changes or amendments in respect of egg donation which were made to an Act (details supplied) in May 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11015/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Health Screening Programmes

Mary Butler

690. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the administering of results of cancer screening services for those who received tests prior to the suspension in services due to the Covid-19 pandemic (details supplied); the figures for results which have been administered; the timeline for the circulation of remaining results which may be outstanding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11461/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Podiatry Services

Mary Butler

702. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the reopening of podiatry services including face-to-face clinics in University Hospital Waterford; if he will provide a definitive timeline for the reopening of face-to-face services to include potential capacity restrictions for clinics as currently envisaged by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11491/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 16 Meith 2020

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Community Employment Schemes

Mary Butler

1000. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding a pension scheme for community employment scheme supervisors following the 2008 Labour Court ruling in respect of same; the position regarding the report on a pension scheme for scheme supervisors due to be published by her Department; the timeline for same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11003/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

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Carbon Tax Yield

Mary Butler

82. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance the amount of revenue generated from carbon tax on liquid fuels, mineral oil tax and VAT on liquid fuel products in each of the years 2016 to 2019 and to date in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10340/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

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Tax Yield

Mary Butler

83. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Finance the number of instances and the value of tax involved in which divisions of the Revenue Commissioners (details supplied) issued reassessments of the amount of tax due between 2015 and 2019 and to date in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10341/20]

Amharc