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Taispeáin: 50 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Máirt, 28 Iúil 2020

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Brendan Smith

835. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health if additional capacity will be provided to reduce waiting lists for assessments and procedures (details supplied). [18004/20]

Amharc

Déar, 23 Iúil 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Brendan Smith

46. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will review the income eligibility limits for social housing; his plans to ensure that the income limits for areas such as counties Cavan and Monaghan are improved without further delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17657/20]

Amharc

Déar, 23 Iúil 2020

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Local Authority Housing

Brendan Smith

55. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will allocate additional funding to local authorities such as Cavan County Council and Monaghan County Council for the voids programme in 2020 in view of the financial pressures on local authorities; if he will reduce the local contribution needed for local authorities to draw down this funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17656/20]

Amharc

Déar, 23 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

73. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if consideration will be given to the issues raised in correspondence (details supplied) in relation to the need for assistance without delay for a sector which is very adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. [17948/20]

Amharc

Déar, 23 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

98. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if consideration will be given to the issues raised in correspondence (details supplied) in relation to the need for assistance without delay for a sector which is adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17945/20]

Amharc

Déar, 23 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Brendan Smith

99. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the proposals put forward by an association (details supplied) will be given consideration; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17950/20]

Amharc

Céad, 22 Iúil 2020

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Inland Waterways

Brendan Smith

20. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to provide additional capital funding for necessary upgrading work on the navigable inland waterways network; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17386/20]

Amharc

Céad, 22 Iúil 2020

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Inland Waterways

Brendan Smith

27. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if additional capital funding will be provided to Waterways Ireland in 2020 and 2021 for the necessary upkeep and provision of additional facilities on the navigable waterways network; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17385/20]

Amharc

Céad, 22 Iúil 2020

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Driver Test

Brendan Smith

91. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeline for the reopening of the RSA driver test centre, County Cavan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17668/20]

Amharc

Céad, 22 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Brendan Smith

183. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she is satisfied that there are adequate controls and checks at airports and ports on persons travelling here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17667/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Flood Relief Schemes

Brendan Smith

15. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if additional funding will be provided in 2020 to local authorities for flood relief schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16814/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Ministerial Responsibilities

Brendan Smith

57. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the Minister with responsibility for the digital single market. [17359/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Enterprise Support Services

Brendan Smith

63. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if urgent consideration will be given to the requests of a federation (details supplied) for specific supports for a sector in view of its importance for employment in counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16987/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

208. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if urgent consideration will be given to the requests of a federation (details supplied) for specific supports for a sector in view of its importance for employment in counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16984/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Housing Issues

Brendan Smith

209. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if the statutory agencies of the State will assist persons who purchased apartments and have been denied access to their properties (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16994/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Tobacco Smuggling

Brendan Smith

217. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if the issues raised by a group (details supplied) regarding the need to implement additional measures to counteract cross-Border smuggling and illicit trade in products such as tobacco, alcohol and fuel products will be considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17426/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Approved Housing Bodies

Brendan Smith

289. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the policy process in relation to approved housing bodies which are in engagement with the Housing Regulator; if during this process funding through the HSA or CALF can be availed of by the approved housing bodies to enable them continue with their housing construction or house purchase programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16689/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Poultry Industry

Brendan Smith

541. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a commitment made by his Department to provide a compensation payment to farmers (details supplied) will be honoured without further delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17424/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Childcare Services

Brendan Smith

555. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the proposals in place to provide new childcare places in view of some childcare facilities closing and the pressure on childcare places in many parts of the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17450/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Iúil 2020

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Ministerial Responsibilities

Brendan Smith

564. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the Minister with responsibility for data protection. [17358/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

35. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if measures will be implemented through an easing of the taxation burden on the tourism and hospitality sector in view of its importance as a provider of employment taking in to account the particular difficulties arising from the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16302/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

37. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if measures will be implemented as a matter of urgency from a VAT reduction and taxation perspective to assist the tourism and hospitality sector through the serious difficulties that have arisen due to the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16303/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Value Added Tax

Brendan Smith

63. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if he is considering a reduction in VAT on the hospitality and tourism sector in view of the adverse impact of Covid-19 on the sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16278/20]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Iúil 2020

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Credit Unions

Brendan Smith

67. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance if detailed consideration will be given to the issues raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16384/20]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Iúil 2020

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Telecommunications Infrastructure

Brendan Smith

34. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures he will implement to ensure a necessary upgrade in the telecommunications infrastructure in areas such as counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16059/20]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Iúil 2020

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Telecommunications Infrastructure

Brendan Smith

35. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures he will implement to ensure that all areas of counties Cavan and Monaghan will have access to high-speed broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16060/20]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Iúil 2020

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National Broadband Plan

Brendan Smith

116. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the roll-out of broadband connection points in counties Cavan and Monaghan. [16077/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Enterprise Support Services

Brendan Smith

32. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the measures he is taking to support small and medium enterprises in the Border region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15793/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

74. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if he will give consideration to the issues raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15081/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

84. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the measures he will implement to ensure that small businesses have access to loan schemes that were established due to Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15845/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Greenways Provision

Brendan Smith

187. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when a project (details supplied) will proceed to the next stage; if this proposed development will be prioritised in view of the cross-Border tourism potential; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14990/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

195. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if employment incentives will be made available to the tourism sector for a new or developing small enterprise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15077/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Consumer Rights

Brendan Smith

258. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to ensure that persons who paid for airline travel and in circumstances in which it is necessary to cancel such travel due to Covid-19 restrictions and quarantine requirements will have full refunds of the cost of the tickets; the engagement he has had to date with the airline carriers; if he will ensure that consumers receive fair treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15830/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

271. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if specific measures to assist the bus and coach sector will be included in the July stimulus package; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16118/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Public Procurement Contracts

Brendan Smith

322. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the likely timescale for the completion of the tender process for a project (details supplied); when the project is expected to go to construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14791/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Brendan Smith

371. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if specific funding will be provided for the arts sector due to the severe difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15863/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Brendan Smith

385. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the income eligibility limits for social housing in areas such as counties Cavan and Monaghan will be reviewed as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14643/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Brexit Preparations

Brendan Smith

453. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the preparations for a post-Brexit deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom; the measures in place specifically if no deal is reached; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15794/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Child Poverty

Brendan Smith

776. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the measures to be implemented to offset the expected increase in child poverty levels in 2020 following on the loss of employment due to the Covid-19 pandemic; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15775/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Local Improvement Scheme

Brendan Smith

798. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if funding will be provided for the local improvement scheme in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15846/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Maternity Leave

Brendan Smith

896. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the request to have maternity benefit extended; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15853/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Home Help Service

Brendan Smith

1266. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health if additional financial resources will be provided for home support in 2020 in view of the delays in providing these essential supports for many eligible patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15849/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 14 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Brendan Smith

1319. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health when day services for persons with disabilities will resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16111/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Departmental Programmes

Brendan Smith

5. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Taoiseach when a unit within his Department will be established to work towards a consensus on a shared island; and the overall remit of the unit. [14497/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Parking Provision

Brendan Smith

80. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the parents of a child with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and severe intellectual disability are entitled to a disabled parking permit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14496/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Sports Capital Programme

Brendan Smith

135. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when details of the sports capital programme will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14506/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Brendan Smith

137. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if specific programmes of support will be put in place as a matter of urgency to assist the tourism and hospitality sector through present challenges in view of the severe impact of Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14541/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Primary Medical Certificates

Brendan Smith

187. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Finance his plans to improve the criteria for the primary medical certificate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14535/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Local Authority Housing

Brendan Smith

321. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the funding available for local authorities for the voids programme will be increased for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14545/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2020

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Local Authority Housing

Brendan Smith

322. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the funding available to Cavan County Council for the Voids Programme will be increased in view of the need to bring vacant social houses back to habitable condition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14547/20]

Amharc