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Taispeáin: 100 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Protected Disclosures

John McGuinness

1190. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 547 of 5 July 2020, if issues raised in correspondence (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21516/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Health Services Reports

John McGuinness

1191. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21517/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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HSE Investigations

John McGuinness

1205. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if the case of a person (details supplied) will be examined; the reason an appointment for diagnostic investigations was cancelled; and if the matter will be expedited. [21586/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Hospital Services

John McGuinness

1222. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the timeline for the return of community hospital services at a hospital (details supplied); the funding allocated to the hospital for the purpose; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21639/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Health Services

John McGuinness

1232. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if a hearing test will be arranged for a person (details supplied) with a view to providing hearing aids; and if an appointment will be expedited. [21672/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Hospital Appointments Status

John McGuinness

1233. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if an early date for an operation will be arranged at a private clinic for a person (details supplied). [21673/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Medicinal Products

John McGuinness

1288. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if the drug pembro will be provided for a person (details supplied); the process to achieve approval; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21993/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Hospital Appointments Status

John McGuinness

1343. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if an early date for a cataract operation will be provided for a person (details supplied). [22257/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

written

Health Services Provision

John McGuinness

1375. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the supports available for trachi-vented children; if rehabilitation care is available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22464/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 MFómh 2020

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Tuberculosis Eradication Programme

John McGuinness

1456. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if outstanding payments are due to a person (details supplied) under the tuberculosis eradication scheme. [22256/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

written

School Transport

John McGuinness

701. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 603 of 14 July 2020, if the student will be granted a place on the school bus; if not, if a concessionary pass will be provided to them; if consideration has been given to the circumstances (details supplied); if the school transport criteria will be reviewed; if a value for money audit of the school transport system will be carried out with a view to achieving greater efficiency and transparency; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20553/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Maternity Benefit

John McGuinness

876. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) qualifies for maternity benefit. [20549/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Social Welfare Eligibility

John McGuinness

877. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) qualifies for dental benefit. [20550/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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State Pension (Contributory)

John McGuinness

878. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) qualifies for the State pension (contributory); and if a response to their appeal will be expedited. [20557/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Rural Development Programme

John McGuinness

969. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the rural development fund has been fully allocated; and the allocation made and to whom. [20555/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Alcohol Sales

John McGuinness

1305. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if the timeline for the implementation of measures in retail stores regarding the separation of alcohol sales will be extended due to delays in the construction sector and supply line due to Covid-19; if new guidelines will be issued extending out the dates of completion of the necessary works which are costing retailers significant amounts; if direct financial assistance will be given to retailers before the November 2020 deadline in order to comply with legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20548/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Prescriptions Charges

John McGuinness

1306. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the date the order will be signed giving effect to the reduction in prescription charges; and the reason for the delay in establishing a commencement date. [20552/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Disability Services Funding

John McGuinness

1307. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the reason additional funding of €51,000 requested by a disability service for the care of a person (details supplied) has not been approved; and if the decision will be reviewed and the funding made available. [20554/20]

Amharc

Déar, 30 Iúil 2020

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Disability Services Provision

John McGuinness

1308. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to a previous parliamentary question, if a medical certificate issued to a person (details supplied); the number of times the person's care has been reviewed; the outcome of same; the dates the person was notified of changes to the certificate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20556/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

421. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number on the waiting list for a place at schools (details supplied); if her Department or local officials are engaged with the families and the schools to resolve the waiting lists; if a place will be provided to a person (details supplied) at one of the schools; the role of Tusla in this regard; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18277/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

422. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a person (details supplied); the number of students on waiting lists in Kilkenny city and county; if she will request a report from Tusla confirming its action in relation to each child on the waiting list and their efforts to secure school places for those still waiting; and the action her Department is taking to resolve the issue. [18278/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

423. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a person (details supplied) in view of the fact they have been refused by the two schools closest to their home; and if there are sufficient places in schools in Kilkenny city to meet the demand. [18279/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

424. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a person (details supplied); the contact details for the school liaison officers that might assist with the issues; her plans to assist those on the waiting list for school places; the contacts made with her Department on the issues raised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18280/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

425. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school placement will be provided for a person (details supplied); and the reason her Department holds the view that existing schools can cope with the numbers in Kilkenny city in view of the evidence that there is a long waiting list for each secondary school. [18281/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

426. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided in schools (details supplied) for a child; the action taken by her Department to resolve the waiting lists in Kilkenny city for persons wishing to attend secondary school in the city; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18282/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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Departmental Correspondence

John McGuinness

768. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will address the complaints made by a person (details supplied); if a reply will issue to the most recent complaints set out in correspondence to her and An Taoiseach; the reason these matters are not being dealt with in a timely manner; the details of each complaint made by the person; the response of her Department to each; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18276/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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Primary Medical Certificates

John McGuinness

1038. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 709 and 726 of 7 July 2020 and the replies of the HSE, if he will request the chairperson of the disabled drivers medical board of appeal to provide the information requested; the reason an official (details supplied) was not informed that the decision of 2016 to issue a primary medical certificate in the case may have been overturned; the status of the 2016 primary medical certificate which issued on the basis of the person being permanently disabled; and the reason for the poor communications on the issue and the lack of information provided in the reply to the parliamentary question. [18875/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Veterinary Inspection Service

John McGuinness

507. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to transfer the responsibility for vet inspections of abattoirs, slaughterhouses and meat plants from county councils to his Department. [16825/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Beef Industry

John McGuinness

508. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has received a submission from the beef crisis discussion group; if he has met the group; if not, his plans to meet the group; his strategy to deal with the issues and the plan put forward by the group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16826/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme

John McGuinness

657. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if the outcome of a fair deal means test application by a person (details supplied) will be reviewed to determine if further financial assistance can be provided [16797/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Public Sector Pensions

John McGuinness

113. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a further six years will be added to the pension entitlements of a person (details supplied) and the matter expedited. [16459/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Hospital Appointments Status

John McGuinness

187. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if a hospital appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [16458/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Television Licence Fee

John McGuinness

120. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the process by which the licence fee is paid to RTÉ having been collected by An Post; if payment is made on a regular basis such as quarterly or yearly; the way in which the payments were made during 2018, 2019 and to date in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15305/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Consumer Rights

John McGuinness

223. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a clear directive will be issued in respect of foreign travel and of moneys paid to airlines should a person not travel due to Covid-19 advice or regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15315/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

written

Pyrite Remediation Programme

John McGuinness

400. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will provide a report on the status of houses affected by pyrite; if further funding or supports will be provided for house owners who wish to carry out ongoing monitoring of their property or remedial works; if a scheme can be agreed with mortgage providers to accommodate the sale of such properties in circumstances in which the levels of pyrite has been consistently low over a number of years and in which major defects have not materialised; if he and the Minister for Finance will consult with the Central Bank on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15030/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Funding

John McGuinness

564. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will review the response to Parliamentary Question No. 136 of 30 June 2020; if the very low level of funding required will be provided in view of the fact that the initiative will alleviate overcrowding and health and safety issues while the school awaits the construction of a new school and physical education hall; and if a positive response will be expedited. [15027/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Special Educational Needs Staff

John McGuinness

565. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the rate of pay for qualified SNAs providing summer provision; the rate of pay for qualified teachers doing the same work; the method and timing of payments in both instances; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15028/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

written

School Admissions

John McGuinness

566. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a person (details supplied); the contact details for the school liaison officers who may assist with the issues; her plans to assist all those on the waiting lists for school places; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15031/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Staff

John McGuinness

567. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a complaint made to her Department by a person (details supplied) has been investigated; if the claim that they were due eight months' pay has been upheld; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15032/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

568. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children on the waiting lists for schools (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; if her Department or local officials are engaged with the families and the schools to resolve the waiting lists; if a place at one of the schools will be provided for a child; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15033/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

602. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a child (details supplied); and if there are sufficient places in schools in Kilkenny city to meet the demand. [15303/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Transport

John McGuinness

603. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if school transport will be provided for a person (details supplied). [15306/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Protected Disclosures

John McGuinness

604. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of protected disclosures from whistleblowers submitted to her Department in respect of institutes of technology; if each of the protected disclosures has been deemed as such by her Department; the number settled; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15309/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Transport

John McGuinness

605. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school bus place will be provided for a child (details supplied). [15310/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

written

School Admissions

John McGuinness

606. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school placement will be provided for a child (details supplied); and the reason her Department holds the view that existing schools can cope with the number of children in Kilkenny city when the evidence indicates there is a long waiting list for each school. [15311/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

written

School Admissions

John McGuinness

607. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided in schools for a child (details supplied); the action her Department is taking to resolve the waiting lists in Kilkenny city for those wishing to attend secondary schools in the city; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15312/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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School Admissions

John McGuinness

608. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a school place will be provided for a child (details supplied); and the number of students in Kilkenny city and county. [15313/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Fuel Allowance

John McGuinness

743. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if persons (details supplied) are entitled to fuel allowance or other benefits. [15314/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Early Childhood Care and Education

John McGuinness

865. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the action being taken to assist playschools offering ECCE placements to reopen and remain open; if ECCE placements for children whose schools have been forced to close will be provided in other centres; and if assistance will be provided to parents and schools in order to ensure that all those needing an ECCE placement will be accommodated. [15029/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Protected Disclosures

John McGuinness

934. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of protected disclosures being processed by her Department from employees of the Prison Service; the number of disclosures that have been resolved in the course of the process; the number remaining; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15308/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

written

Departmental Expenditure

John McGuinness

1133. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the amount of funding allocated to the production of television programmes (details supplied); the subhead in the accounts from which the sums were allocated; if there was a tendering process; if so, the details and costs involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15304/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Inland Fisheries

John McGuinness

58. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the arrangements in place to monitor commercial fishing activity on rivers to ensure that regulations are complied with; the number of officials working on these rivers; the rate of non-compliance being reported; the protections in place to safeguard salmon stock in rivers in which stocking levels are under threat; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13994/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Road Projects

John McGuinness

115. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress on traffic management works required on the link road from the roundabout at the junction of the M9 and Danesfort through Foulkstown to Kilkenny city which his predecessor inspected with local representatives; if he has engaged with Kilkenny County Council to devise a plan and identify funding for a traffic management scheme; his views on the dangers shown and the high number of poorly marked and designed junctions on the road; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14235/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Tax Collection

John McGuinness

170. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners have agreed the amounts of refunds due to a person (details supplied); if refunds are due, when payments will be made; and if a tax clearance certificate has been issued. [14153/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Local Authority Funding

John McGuinness

271. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if a submission from Kilkenny County Council on its financial circumstances due to the Covid-19 crisis has been received; the range of financial supports that will be made available to the council to assist in stabilising its financial position; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13851/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Local Authority Rates

John McGuinness

272. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the position on the collection of commercial rates arising from the Covid-19 lockdown; and if a rate holiday will be granted for 2020 to the end of 2021. [13853/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Architects Register

John McGuinness

298. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of a report (details supplied); his plans to act on the report and insert the grandfather clause; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14246/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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DEIS Scheme

John McGuinness

382. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a DEIS application by a school (details supplied) will be expedited. [13840/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Special Educational Needs Staff

John McGuinness

383. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if insurance cover will be extended to cover SNAs delivering home tuition during the summer in the homes of participants. [13841/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Student Universal Support Ireland

John McGuinness

435. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if SUSI grant criteria will be reviewed to allow funding for part-time courses in cases in which the applicant has a disability preventing them from taking a full-time course in accordance with section 8(3) of the Student Support Act 2011; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14234/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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School Transport

John McGuinness

439. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if refunds will be issued to parents in cases in which the school transport system was not used since 12 March 2020; if a discount will be issued to parents affected; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14243/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Meals-on-Wheels Services

John McGuinness

499. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 1113 of 3 June 2020, when her officials made contact with the sponsors of the scheme; the dates and outcomes of such meetings; if the HSE was involved in the meetings; if a satisfactory outcome has been reached; if the funding is now being provided for the assistant supervisor position which was originally established in 2002; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13909/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Childcare Services

John McGuinness

596. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if funding will be made available to a group (details supplied) to enable it to continue to provide the service while making a move to temporary accommodation and to a permanent location; the actions taken to date to support the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14244/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Wards of Court

John McGuinness

617. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of recent deaths out of the total of 85 wards of court that occurred in nursing homes; the number of deaths in the reported 85 that died due to Covid-19; the number of the 85 that came under the remit of the general solicitor; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13997/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Wards of Court

John McGuinness

618. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of wards of court who come under the remit of the general solicitor; if there was a family or family member that could have acted as their committee in each case; the average length of time probate takes in such cases by reference to past cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13998/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Medical Inquiries

John McGuinness

660. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the advice received in 2016 regarding the missing samples from persons (details supplied) which led to the decision not to hold an enquiry; and the person or body that gave the advice. [14247/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Health Services Staff

John McGuinness

684. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 160 of 26 June 2019, if a person (details supplied) was in receipt of a yearly increment; if the HSE refused to accept their resignation in November 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13842/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Disability Services Provision

John McGuinness

698. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if a long-term placement will be provided urgently through a service to a person (details supplied); if home supports will be provided immediately in view of the fact they cannot be cared for at home and they are a danger to themselves and others; and if the required intervention will be expedited. [13908/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Primary Medical Certificates

John McGuinness

709. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the date on which a primary medical certificate was issued to a person (details supplied); the date on which they were notified of the decision; the number of times the case was reviewed; the outcome of each; the dates they were notified of changes to the decision regarding the certificate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13935/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Vaccination Programme

John McGuinness

724. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if residents of nursing homes were given the option of availing of the 'flu vaccine in 2019; his plans on same for 2020; if his Department or another health agency under his remit issued advice in this regard to nursing homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13995/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John McGuinness

725. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if his Department will approve visiting guidance for nursing homes; the name of the organisation that is drawing up the guidelines; the title of the person managing the process; the reason there was no response to HIQA when this issue was queried after two weeks or more; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13996/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

written

Primary Medical Certificates

John McGuinness

726. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the date on which a primary medical certificate was issued to a person (details supplied); the date on which they were notified of the decision; the number of times their case was reviewed; the outcome of each review; the dates on which they were notified of a change of decision regarding the certificate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13999/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 30 Meith 2020

written

Public Sector Staff

John McGuinness

93. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 228 of 27 March 2018, if the staff at Shannon Commercial Properties that commenced their employment with Shannon Development will be redeployed as a matter of urgency in view of the length of time they have been on the redeployment list; the number of staff involved; if the Labour Relations Commission recommendation 21632 will be honoured; the efforts made since 2017 to redeploy the staff affected; if he will intervene to approve the redeployment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12866/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 30 Meith 2020

written

Special Educational Needs Staff

John McGuinness

135. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an increased number of special needs assistants will be approved for a school (details supplied) to support the current extra needs of students and the new students enrolled; if the various needs of the students requiring supports will be examined in view of the fact extra training will be required to support their needs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12867/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 30 Meith 2020

written

School Funding

John McGuinness

136. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the request for funding to lease an established outdoor facility for physical education purposes by a school (details supplied) will be approved as a matter of urgency in view of the fact that the facilities of the school are operating beyond a safe capacity; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12868/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 30 Meith 2020

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Cancer Services

John McGuinness

409. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if cervical testing has been restored to normal levels of activity; if there is a backlog of appointments; if it is normal for patients to be waiting for six months or more; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12865/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 30 Meith 2020

written

Pension Provisions

John McGuinness

491. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 608 of 3 June 2020, if the matter will be directed to another office (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a number of persons are seeking information on their entitlements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13221/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 23 Meith 2020

written

Undocumented Irish in the USA

John McGuinness

23. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the progress in assisting the undocumented in the United States of America; and the strategy to resolve the issues with the authorities in the United States of America. [11927/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 23 Meith 2020

written

Value Added Tax

John McGuinness

53. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider reducing the VAT rate on hire clothing to 13.5% in the October 2020 budget; and the reason for the decision to increase the rate from 13.5% to a higher rate some years ago. [11929/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

written

Visa Applications

John McGuinness

22. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the advice being given to a person (details supplied) attempting to return from New Zealand before the end of their work visa; and if assistance will be provided to obtain a transit visa from the Australian Department of Home Affairs. [10055/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

written

Departmental Correspondence

John McGuinness

613. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if correspondence from Gaisce regarding a person (details supplied) has been considered; and if she will reject the recommendation to terminate employment and insist on a fair and just outcome. [10064/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

written

Carer's Allowance

John McGuinness

646. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if carer’s allowance will be approved in the case of a person (details supplied); and if required, if an oral hearing will be arranged. [9859/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2020

written

Working Family Payment

John McGuinness

660. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if family income supplement will be approved for persons (details supplied). [10065/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Tax Collection

John McGuinness

90. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Finance the amount of VRT and other tax liabilities collected on behalf of the Revenue Commissioners by NCT centres since a company (details supplied) was appointed to do so; when the tax collected by the company is transferred to the Revenue Commissioners; the amount outstanding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9068/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Schools Building Projects Applications

John McGuinness

254. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department has assessed the need for two new mainstream classrooms, one special education teaching room, large-scale refurbishment of existing buildings and associated redevelopment of the grounds of a school (details supplied); the status of the two applications to have the works approved and funded; if his officials have engaged with the board of management of the school regarding the proposed building project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9062/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

School Enrolments

John McGuinness

255. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students seeking a place in a secondary school in Kilkenny city for commencement in September 2020; if these students will be accommodated in Kilkenny city schools; his views on whether this is a growing issue; the action he plans to take to solve the situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9071/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Special Educational Needs

John McGuinness

256. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of places available in special units of schools in Kilkenny city for the education and support of children with Down syndrome; if there are sufficient places available for 2021; and the position of a person (details supplied) awaiting a place at a school. [9072/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

John McGuinness

257. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) is entitled to a wage subsidy payment from his Department in view of the fact their income as a secondary school teacher doing 11 hours of resource teaching and 11 hours from casual substitution has ceased due to school closures. [9073/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

John McGuinness

461. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if a business in receipt of the Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme is obliged to pay a full wage to an employee should the employee be absent from work for a day or more. [9067/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Disability Services Provision

John McGuinness

606. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if funding will be expedited for the accommodation and care of a person (details supplied). [8830/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Disability Services Provision

John McGuinness

607. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to a previous parliamentary question relating to a person (details supplied) and response from the HSE of 25 November 2019, his views on the response; the steps he has taken to provide services and supports for them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8831/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Pension Provisions

John McGuinness

608. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the pension entitlements of a person (details supplied); and if the full details of the person's pension and benefits will be released. [8832/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Disability Services Provision

John McGuinness

644. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 882 of 8 May 2019, if he will provide an up-to-date report on the services required by a person (details supplied); the progress made on the staffing issues outlined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9064/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Disability Services Funding

John McGuinness

645. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health if the funding required to restore the level of services that were in place prior to the cuts being applied over the past ten years at a service (details supplied) for the care of persons with an intellectual disability will be provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9065/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Hospitals Discharges

John McGuinness

646. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in discharging a person (details supplied) to the person's home; if the requirements for the person to be cared for at home have to be agreed between the parent and the HSE; if the director of public health nursing in County Kilkenny has met with a person; if so, the outcome; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9066/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Electricity Grid

John McGuinness

824. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of megawatts of solar power that have been put onto the national grid in each of the years 2015 to 2019 and to date in 2020; the projection for 2020; the number of grid connection applications granted in each of the years 2016 to 2019 and to date in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9061/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Driver Test

John McGuinness

936. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when HGV driver tests will be resumed; and if the Road Safety Authority has contracts with the ETBs to provide theory tests for those seeking a HGV licence. [9069/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Meals-on-Wheels Services

John McGuinness

1113. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the position of assistant supervisor will be funded to manage the meals on wheels project operated by a community employment scheme (details supplied); if she will continue the arrangement authorised and entered into in 2002 when the first assistant supervisor was appointed to the project which continued up to February 2020 when the person retired; and if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the HSE also provides funding for the initiative and without the assistant supervisor position being filled as a matter of urgency, the future of the project will come into question. [9063/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

State Pension (Contributory)

John McGuinness

1114. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she has considered giving further relief to a greater number of women who stayed at home to raise their family at a time in their lives when they could have gone back to work; if the proposal has been examined in terms of the numbers who may qualify; and if so, the estimated cost. [9074/20]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Meith 2020

written

Carer's Allowance

John McGuinness

1140. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal for a carer’s allowance by a person (details supplied); when a decision will be expedited; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9417/20]

Amharc