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Brady, John

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Medicinal Products Availability

Asked the Minister for Health: if the drug Sativex is available for use by prescription in all HSE areas; if not, the HSE areas it is available in; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social Welfare Appeals Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the waiting times for appeal for all social welfare payments in tabular form.More Button

Local Employment Service

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the work undertaken on the future of the local employment service; and the initial work being carried out in respect of the service in its current form.More Button

Community Services Programme

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to make changes to or end a community employment scheme (details supplied) in view of plans for development at the scheme location; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if all those in receipt of the winter fuel payment from the UK will continue to receive the payment in circumstances in which they are not in receipt of the fuel allowance post Brexit as per the co...More Button

Jobseeker's Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to extend the length of time jobseeker's payments will be paid to two years for those obliged to retire by contract at 65 years of age early in 2020 and who will not qualify for a pension...More Button

Departmental Programmes

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the stage at which the national action plan for social inclusion 2019 to 2025 is at; the reason it is not yet published; the date it will be published; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to increase the cut-off age of seven years for lone parents in receipt of the one-parent family payment in order to revert back to making it payable for a child up to 18 or up to 22 years...More Button

Jobseeker's Transitional Payment

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the estimated full-year cost of extending the cut-off age for the jobseeker's transition payment until the youngest child reaches 18 years of age; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Working Family Payment Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if consideration has been given to reducing the number of hours necessary to qualify for the working family payment from 19 to 15 hours per week in order to support more workers engaged in low hour...More Button

One-Parent Family Payment

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if her attention has been drawn to a report by an organisation (details supplied) into the employment and living conditions of one-parent families here; if so, her views on same; and if she will ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to introduce a comprehensive strategy of the long-term vision for lone parent families; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Working Family Payment Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of persons in receipt of the working family payment, formerly the family income supplement, in each of the years 2008 to 2018, in tabular form.More Button

Proposed Legislation

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if her attention has been drawn to the Social Welfare Commission Bill 2018; her views on the objective of the Bill; if consideration has been given to the provisions and measures contained therein;...More Button

Local Authority Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when he plans to respond to correspondence issued to him on 13 February 2019 regarding concerns about procurement of contractors in the housing section of Wicklow County Council; and if he will mak...More Button