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Taispeáin: 50 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Social Welfare Schemes Data

Claire Kerrane

1026. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons over 75 years of age receiving the carer's allowance by age profile in tabular form. [15484/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

1029. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the amount in arrears paid for recipients of the pandemic unemployment payment; the number of payments of arrears made; the number of these payments in which there was a delay in the applicant receiving their payment and they received backdated payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15659/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Bank Charges

Claire Kerrane

1032. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the steps that can be taken to limit the bank charges on persons living abroad who are receiving their pensions into non-Irish bank accounts; if her attention has been drawn to the recent change of bank for payments and the new charges on pension recipients living overseas; the number of persons receiving pensions abroad; the number who have been impacted by these bank charges; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15688/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Social Welfare Schemes Data

Claire Kerrane

1036. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of recipients of the one-parent family payment and the jobseeker’s transitional payment in each of the years 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form; the data showing drop-off rates for child maintenance payments once persons move from the payments as a result of liable relative legislation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15773/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Back to Education Allowance

Claire Kerrane

1040. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will consider expanding the back to education allowance to include those progressing in third level education and undertaking masters' degrees or doctorates; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15815/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Child Protection

Claire Kerrane

1092. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth further to Parliamentary Question No. 634 of 10 March 2021, if specific consideration has been given to Article 33 of the report regarding the right to identity; his plans to implement these recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15313/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Child Maintenance Payments

Claire Kerrane

1267. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Justice the number of child maintenance orders which result in zero payment. [15392/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Victim Support Services

Claire Kerrane

1284. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Justice her plans to make free psychological supports available to all victims once their court case ends in view of the fact that a range of supports are provided to the perpetrator in prison (details supplied); if she will consider such supports for victims; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15739/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Eating Disorders

Claire Kerrane

1340. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the funding provisions that have been made for eating disorder services in 2021; if promised funding for eating disorder services has been utilised to provide support to those with eating disorders; the breakdown of eating disorder funding use per month from March 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13985/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

1525. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health if consideration has been given to churches reopening over the Easter period. [14557/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Paediatric Services

Claire Kerrane

1801. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the number of children with complex medical conditions availing of paediatric homecare following discharge from hospital in the past six months. [15480/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Health Services

Claire Kerrane

1802. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the steps being taken to ensure adequate step down and rehabilitation services for persons who suffer from stroke upon discharge from inpatient hospital care. [15481/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Claire Kerrane

1803. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the number of persons employed in CAMHS in County Roscommon; the number of vacancies waiting to be filled. [15482/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

1805. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health if consideration has been given to further prioritising cardiac patients within the vaccine allocation groupings in view of the recognition of recent prioritisation of other medical conditions with regard to vaccine allocation and the severity of many cardiac conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15512/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Nursing Home Fees

Claire Kerrane

1845. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health his views on the new payment system put in place for long-stay charges in residential homes run by an organisation (details supplied) in 2017; the reason these payment rates have almost doubled; the reason the payments vary depending on a nurse being on duty in cases in which the nurse is already paid for being on duty; the reason for the cost; the purpose for which the cost is used; the areas to which the costs are directed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15647/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Nursing Home Fees

Claire Kerrane

1846. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to families struggling to cover the cost of long-stay charges in residential homes run by an organisation (details supplied) since costs were increased in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15648/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Hospital Staff

Claire Kerrane

1859. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the number of intern doctors working in Roscommon University Hospital and in University Hospital Galway; his plans to reduce these numbers; if so, the reason; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15699/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Hospital Staff

Claire Kerrane

1860. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the number of intern doctors posts created since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic; if these intern doctors will be hired permanently or offered the opportunity to be hired permanently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15700/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Horse Sport Ireland

Claire Kerrane

1966. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason Horse Sport Ireland does not recognise the Irish language when registering horses here; his views on whether it is acceptable; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14593/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Waste Management

Claire Kerrane

16. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the stage plans are at to introduce the bin waiver as announced in 2017; the steps being taken to introduce the bin waiver; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13773/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Control of Dogs

Claire Kerrane

17. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if funding will be provided for local authorities to assist with educating and preventing dog fouling which is a major issue in many areas; the action he can take to support communities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13787/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Carer's Allowance

Claire Kerrane

130. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the estimated full-year cost of increasing the means test threshold for entitlement to carer’s allowance for single and couple cohabiting applicants separately in €50 intervals up to €450 for single applicants and €950 for couple cohabiting applicants per week in tabular form. [13599/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Carer's Allowance

Claire Kerrane

131. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the estimated increase in the number of persons entitled to the carer’s allowance if the means test threshold for entitlement to carer’s allowance for single and couple cohabiting applicants separately in €50 intervals up to €450 for single applicants and €950 for couple cohabiting applicants per week in tabular form. [13600/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Claire Kerrane

233. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the status of the review into the fair deal scheme; if his attention has been drawn to issues for farm families in cases in which land not transferred five years previous to an application is treated as income; if his attention has been further drawn to the difficulties this causes for families; if the five year rule will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13733/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Márta 2021

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Health Services

Claire Kerrane

238. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health the status of plans which have advanced for a disused building (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13777/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Claire Kerrane

77. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the progress being made to accelerate the roll-out of broadband to rural Ireland as committed to in the Programme for Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13085/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Warmer Homes Scheme

Claire Kerrane

122. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the action he has taken in order to deal with the waiting time for the warmer homes scheme; the number of households waiting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13086/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Parental Leave

Claire Kerrane

313. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to top up the additional three weeks parent's leave and benefit once it is rolled out in view of the fact that local authorities previously topped up the payment of €245 for existing provision of parental leave and benefit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12793/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

322. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if consideration has been given to the reopening of the construction sector in relation to current public health guidelines; and the timeframe and measures which will be put in place to ensure safety while also supporting the sector. [12826/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

562. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if flexibility can be afforded to freelance and short-term workers with regard to eligibility for the pandemic unemployment payment in recognition of the disruptive financial impact of Covid-19 on employees on short-term annual contracts who are often not covered by the payment eligibility criteria; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12551/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Local Employment Service

Claire Kerrane

564. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding the tendering process for the local employment services scheme; the stage the process is at; the timeline on the roll-out of this model; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12565/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Disability Allowance

Claire Kerrane

565. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if flexibility is allowed regarding scholarships awarded to students in receipt of the disability allowance as in the case of a person (detail supplied); the details of the supports available to students with disabilities to ensure their receipt of social protection payments is not penalised as a result of being awarded funding for research and study-related costs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12567/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Social Welfare Payments Administration

Claire Kerrane

580. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if her Department utilises a bank (details supplied) for making social welfare payments to recipients; her views on whether making payments through a bank which has no physical branches could have an impact on recipients; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12794/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Community Employment Schemes

Claire Kerrane

601. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the status of plans to provide pension provision as per a 2008 Labour Court recommendation for community employment supervisors; the engagement under way; the timeframe for a decision; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12947/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Claire Kerrane

611. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of applicants awarded the supplementary welfare allowance to date in 2021; the number of applications submitted by county; and the purposes for which funding was allocated. [13149/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Child Protection

Claire Kerrane

634. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his attention has been drawn to the 2016 Concluding Observations Report for Ireland from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child; the steps that have been taken to implement these recommendations to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12593/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

752. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Health if changes are to be made to the strategy of providing updated public health guidelines with regard to the national framework for living With Covid-19 in consideration of the confusion created by utilising multiple sources and the effect that conflicting information has on public understanding and morale. [12544/21]

Amharc

Déar, 4 Márta 2021

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Carer's Allowance

Claire Kerrane

155. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of carer’s allowance; the number who are on a reduced rate of carer’s allowance; the breakdown of these rates by the number of persons receiving a carer’s allowance payment of under €100, €150 and €200, respectively in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12324/21]

Amharc

Déar, 4 Márta 2021

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Carer's Allowance

Claire Kerrane

156. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of the half-rate of carer’s allowance; the corresponding social welfare payment they are in receipt of; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12325/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Fuel Poverty

Claire Kerrane

65. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the number of families experiencing fuel debt; and the estimated number of families facing or experiencing fuel poverty. [11533/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Dublin Bus

Claire Kerrane

129. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Transport if consideration has been given to changing the terminus of the 46A bus route in Dublin city to Heuston Station reflecting the needs of persons travelling from outside Dublin to access services and to make citywide transport links more accessible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11341/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Social and Affordable Housing

Claire Kerrane

337. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of children and young families currently living in temporary or long-term accommodation; and the average waiting time for social housing for families with young children. [11519/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Claire Kerrane

432. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Education if consideration has been given to having children in special education attend schools on consecutive days rather than every other day to ensure routine for students; if this model will be reassessed as school reopening progresses in line with ongoing public health restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11338/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

451. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Education the number of children who do not have adequate access to ICT services for remote learning due to Covid-19. [11524/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Special Educational Needs Staff

Claire Kerrane

452. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Education the current special needs assistant and special education teacher to student ratio. [11525/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Claire Kerrane

513. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Education if she will provide further information on the scheduled reopening of schools particularly with regard to supports and advice for high-risk staff and ventilation within school buildings; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12061/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

526. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if freelance workers can qualify for the pandemic unemployment payment if they were not at work for the relevant weeks of their application; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10982/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

533. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection if persons who have more than one job and lose one of their sources of income as a result of Covid-19 can be eligible for the pandemic unemployment payment; the supports available to persons in this situation who have seen their income drop sharply but remain in some part-time employment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11108/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

536. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the amount spent to date on the pandemic unemployment payment; the breakdown of monthly spending on the payment since March 2020; and the number of recipients across each payment rate since March 2020, per month. [11288/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Claire Kerrane

537. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of pandemic unemployment payment recipients since March 2020, by month; and the number of pandemic unemployment payment claim closures since March 2020, by month, employment and sector, in tabular form. [11289/21]

Amharc