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Tuesday, 13 October 2020

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Financial Resolutions 2020: Motion

The Labour Party will not be opposing this resolution. At what point is the benefit of the revenue raised by duties on tobacco outweighed by the increase in counterfeit tobacco, with effects on pu...More Button

Financial Resolution No. 2: Excise - Mineral Oil Tax: Motion (Continued)

This is a pill. As Deputy Howlin said earlier, this had to come in line with the other measures recommended by the Joint Committee on Climate Action. If there is any low-hanging fruit in cutting ...More Button

Covid-19 Tests

Asked the Minister for Transport: the number of meetings that have taken place since 1 August 2020 with the Dublin Airport Authority on the provision of an airport testing regime; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Minister for Finance: the financial support measures planned if Ireland needs to go to a Plan for Living with Covid-19 level 4 designation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the financial support measures planned if Ireland needs to go to a Plan for Living with Covid-19 level 5 designation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if there is a plan in place in her Department to quickly and efficiently process pandemic unemployment payment applications if Ireland needs to go to a Plan for Living with Covid-19 level 5 designa...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if there is a plan in place in her Department to increase the levels of pandemic unemployment payment rates if Ireland needs to go to a Plan for Living with Covid-19 level 5 designation; and if she...More Button

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Asked the Minister for Finance: if an employer remains eligible to recoup the maximum allowable weekly subsidy for an individual employee based on their average revenue net weekly pay, ARNWP, for January and February 2020 as refe...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if the Revenue Commissioners will seek to recoup an overpayment of subsidy in the case of an employee who has been placed on a short-time working week and is in receipt of Department of Employment ...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media: the advice and rules given to gym operators during the Covid-19 pandemic regarding their opening; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Housing Assistance Payment

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: his plans to change the HAP scheme; and his plans to change the level of support for each county to allow inter county HAP applications to be successful.More Button

Defence Forces Equipment

Asked the Minister for Defence: the date on which the Defence Forces intranet system was created and designed; the date on which it is due to be redeveloped; the estimated cost to modernise the system; and if he will make a state...More Button

Defence Forces Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Defence: if Naval Service or Army personnel who were prevented, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, from completing education or courses that would entitle them to additional pay will be provided with that ad...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the estimated cost of not subjecting the overseas pay of the Army and Naval Service to income tax in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Naval Service

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of times the Naval Service planned to send ships to sea in 2018 and 2019 and to date in 2020 but cancelled its plans due to personnel shortages; the number of times ships were sent to se...More Button

Defence Forces Reserve

Asked the Minister for Defence: the effective strength and the establishment strength of the Reserve Defence Force by rank in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the average age of personnel in the Reserve Defence Force by rank, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the process for allowing former reservists re-enlist in the Reserve Defence Force to serve overseas in specific circumstances and allowing retired members of the Permanent Defence Force to move ove...More Button

Defence Forces Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of soldiers recruited and discharged in each of the years 2012 to 2019 and to date in 2020, for the Army, Air Corps and Reserve Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Air Corps

Asked the Minister for Defence: the establishment strength for Air Corps technicians; the number of apprentices recruited in 2019 and to date in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Defence: the amount of allocation unspent by the Defence Forces and his Department and returned in 2018 and 2019 and to date in 2020; the subheads underspends arose from; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

School Transport

Asked the Minister for Education: the status of school bus services; her views on reports of the cancellation of services by Dublin Bus for a number of schools including a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...More Button

Fuel Allowance

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of persons in receipt of fuel allowance; the number of applications for fuel allowance; the number of refusals for fuel allowance over the past three years; and if she will make a statem...More Button

Childcare Services

Asked the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration: the reason parents are required to keep their child’s full attendance up in a crèche or risk funding being cut in view of the fact that County Dublin is in level 3 restrictions and there is a stron...More Button

HSE Data

Asked the Minister for Health: if a copy of the presentation given by the HSE in relation to airport texting will be provided; the date on which the presentation was given and to whom; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Rural Recreation Policy

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the status of the Barrow blueway; the timeline for opening the blueway; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button