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Ó Cuív, Éamon

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Sugar Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the progress made to date with discussions in relation to the re-establishment of a sugar industry here including the growing of sugar beet for sugar production; the steps he has taken to promote t...More Button

Tax and Social Welfare Codes

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the discussions he has had in relation to the decision to abolish stamp duty on land transfers for young farmers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social Welfare Code Issues

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the reason community employment participants who complete their period on a CE scheme and go on jobseeker's benefit and are in receipt of a reduced payment are not entitled to fuel allowance; and i...More Button

Rural Social Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her plans to cease or change the rules of the rural social scheme; if she has received a report recommending this; the reasons given for such a recommendation; and if she will make a statement on t...More Button

Work Placement Programme

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: when the extra places on the Tús scheme will be rolled out; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her plans to change the rules of the Tús scheme by allowing participants to stay on the scheme for an unlimited duration; the reason that at present participants are only allowed stay on the scheme...More Button

Community Employment Scheme Numbers

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of participants of the community employment schemes that are on the scheme for more than two years; if it is intended to transfer these participants to the Tús scheme in view of its lowe...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the reason for the underspend of €8 million, €3 million current and €8 million capital, against profile at the end of November; the steps being taken to ensure no underspend at the end of the year ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: his plans to make further payments either directly from his Department or through an Bord Scannan to Solas - Galway Picture Palace before the end of the year in view of the significant progress bei...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason for the underspend of €30 million, €19 million current and €11 million capital, against profile at the end of November; the steps being taken to ensure no underspend at year end in view ...More Button

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he intends to extend the latest date for applications under the agri-environment options scheme 3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the progress made to date with the negotiations surrounding the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Single Payment Scheme Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason for the 2012 linear reduction and 2011 linear reduction on payments of the 2012 single payment; the rate at which this deduction is being deducted; if it is being deducted from all appli...More Button

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the rates at which the modulation reduction is being deducted from single payments this year; the purpose of this reduction; the use to which this money is put; the way this money will be taken int...More Button

Social Workers Register

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the proposed registration fee for social workers is €295 per annum when the equivalent registration fee for other similar professions is much lower, nurses €88 and teachers €65; and if h...More Button