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Varadkar, Leo

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Job Losses

Was asked: the number of job losses to date in 2019, by county.More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Was asked: the breakdown of costs to his Department for the visit of President Donald Trump.More Button

The breakdown of costs paid to date by my Department for the visit of President Trump, in June of this year, are as set out below:

  Staff travel and subsistence €4,556.72
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Central Statistics Office Data

Was asked: his plans to extend the key economic and social metrics employed by the CSO to indicate all aspects of the well-being of persons, along the lines being pursued in New Zealand and other jurisdictions.More Button

Departmental Reviews

Was asked: the number of live studies, reviews and research undertaken or commissioned by him; and the date by which each study, review and research is scheduled to be completed.More Button

There are no live studies, reviews and research being undertaken or commissioned by my Department.More Button

The Deputy may wish to be made aware that the National Economic and Social Council is an independent statutory agency operating under the aegis of my Department. The Council analyses and reports ...More Button

Defence Forces

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 69 to 71, inclusive, of 29 May 2019 and Question No. 84 of 19 June 2019, the list of athletes that will be sent to participate in the seventh CISM World Game...More Button

Defence Forces Training

Was asked: if the swimming pool in the Curragh Camp will be opened to residents in the area; and if not, the action required to make the pool accessible to residents and groups in the area.More Button

Was asked: his plans to invest in the swimming pool facility in the Curragh Camp; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Personnel

Was asked: if the swimming pool in the Curragh Camp is fully staffed; if it has sufficient lifeguards; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Naval Service Vessels

Was asked: his plans to replace the LÉ Orla; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Defence Forces Remuneration

Was asked: the estimated cost of restoring military allowances to pre-FEMPI levels.More Button

Was asked: if he will report on the Public Sector Pay Commission report on the Defence Forces.More Button

Defence Forces Pensions

Was asked: the estimated cost of restoring the supplementary pension for post-2013 entrants to the Defence Forces.More Button

Defence Forces Recruitment

Was asked: the estimated cost of bringing Defence Forces personnel numbers up to 10,500 across all ranks and formations services.More Button

Was asked: if a recruitment campaign for dentists and nurses for the Defence Forces medical corps will occur in the third quarter of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Was asked: if a new recruitment campaign for the Defence Forces School of Music will take place in the second half of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Projects

Was asked: the number of live studies, reviews and research undertaken or commissioned by him; and the date by which each study, review and research is scheduled to be completed.More Button

Departmental Reports

Was asked: the documents published by his Department since 1 January 2016 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Medical Services

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 46 of 20 June 2019, if the State does not cover the treatment costs of ex-servicemen and women suffering from post traumatic stress disorder; if ex-servicemen ...More Button

Was asked: if members of the Army Medical Corps in the Permanent Defence Forces and Reserve Defence Forces are subject to PHECC certification and are fully compliant; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Defence Forces Data

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 34 of 13 June 2019, the reason all personal injury claims finalised by the State Claims Agency on his behalf did not have subsequent disability benefits and pe...More Button

Defence Forces Reserve

Was asked: the number of Reserve Defence Forces personnel inducted or assigned since the reorganisation in 2012 into corps (details supplied), by individual unit, in tabular form; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Defence Forces Expenditure

Was asked: the amount provided in each of the years since 2012 for payment for Reserve Defence Forces first line and separately for the Army Reserve and Naval Service Reserve; the actual amount expended in th...More Button

Civil Defence

Was asked: his views on reports that the Civil Defence could be prevented from assisting at community events due to issues relating to the licence from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and assurances f...More Button