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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 769 No. 1

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Prelude

Priority Questions

Universal Health Insurance

Medical Inquiries

Services for People with Disabilities

Early Retirement Scheme

Hospital Waiting Lists

Other Questions

Accident and Emergency Services

Hospital Services

Mental Health Services

Medicinal Products

Topical Issue Matters

Leaders’ Questions

Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed)

Northern Ireland Issues

Official Engagements

Order of Business

Competition (Amendment) Bill 2012: First Stage

Topical Issue Debate

Higher Education Grants

School Book Costs

School Enrolments

Bus Services

European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012: Order for Report Stage

European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012: Report and Final Stages

Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee

Message from Select Sub-Committee

Construction Contracts Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

Local Government (Household Charge) (Repeal) Bill 2012: Second Stage [Private Members]

Written Answers

Mental Health Services

Hospital Services

Primary Care Centres

Health Insurance

Cosmetic Surgery

Hospital Services

Mental Health Services

Care of the Elderly

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Services

Services for People with Disabilities

Departmental Reports

Mental Health Services

General Medical Services Scheme

Health Service Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Cosmetic Surgery

Health Service Staff

Health Insurance

Cosmetic Surgery

National Children’s Hospital

Hospital Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Hospital Services

Medicinal Products

Health Service Reform

Data Protection

Health Services

Hospital Services

Nursing Home Services

Water Fluoridation

Medicinal Products

Care of the Elderly

Health Service Expenditure

Mortality Rates

Primary Care Services

North-South Study on Health Services

Hospital Services

Job Statistics

Departmental Funding

Vacancies on State Boards

Departmental Staff

Appointments to State Boards

State Agencies

Passport Applications

Referendum Expenditure

Overseas Development Aid

State Agencies

State Visits

Official Engagements

Consular Services

Departmental Staff

Passport Applications

Foreign Conflicts

Job Initiatives

Tax Code

Overseas Development Aid

Tax Clearance Certificates

Mortgage Resolution Processes

Consumer Protection

Pension Provisions

Public Procurement Contracts

State Banking Sector

Disabled Drivers

Tax Clearance Certificates

Departmental Schemes

Job Initiatives

Tax Rebates

Consumer Protection

State Agencies

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Code

Universal Social Charge

Tax Rebates

National Asset Management Agency

Memorial to Victims of Institutional Abuse

Foirne Scoile

Training Courses

Schools Refurbishment

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Disadvantaged Status

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

FÁS Training Programmes

Early Retirement Scheme

Redundancy Payments

Tax Code

Schools Building Projects

State Examinations

Job Statistics

FÁS Training Programmes

School Staffing

Schools Refurbishment

School Transport

Further Education and Training Programmes

School Transport

Schools Refurbishment

Departmental Contracts

Child Protection

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Scoileanna Gaeltachta

Oiliúint Múinteoirí

Schools Building Projects

Teaching Qualifications

Departmental Agencies

Special Educational Needs

Transition Year Fees

State Agencies

Schools Building Projects

State Examinations

Special Educational Needs

Pyrite Remediation Programme

School Staffing

Third Level Courses

An Teanga Gaeilge

Departmental Expenditure

School Transport

School Patronage

Higher Education Institutions

Schools Building Projects

Job Initiatives

Public Procurement Contracts

Public Sector Pensions

State Agencies

Garda Stations

Drainage Schemes

Garda Stations

Computerisation Programme

Public Sector Staff

Pension Provisions

Trade Union Recognition

Business Regulation

Departmental Websites

Foreign Direct Investment

Small and Medium Enterprises

Employment Investment Incentive

Industrial Development

Meat Slaughtering Plants

State Agencies

Local Enterprise Offices

Job Creation

Business Regulation

Work Permits

Work Permits

Work Permits

Work Permits

Labour Shortages

Business Regulation

Enterprise Support Services

Death Certificates

Live Register

Social Insurance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Job Vacancies

Invalidity Pension

Social Welfare Appeals

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Social Welfare Fraud

Invalidity Pension

Habitual Residence Conditions

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Disability Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Carer’s Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Social Insurance

Carer’s Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Employment Support Services

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Employment Support Services

Rent Supplement Scheme

Employment Support Services

Carer’s Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Rent Supplement Scheme

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Rent Supplement Scheme

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Carer’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

State Agencies

Rent Supplement Scheme

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Carer’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Mortgage Interest Supplement

Carer’s Allowance

Proposed Legislation

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Social Welfare Appeals

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Pension Provisions

Departmental Expenditure

National Monuments

Arts Council Funding

Cycle Facilities

Architectural Heritage

Commemorative Events

Caiteachas Caipitiúil

Imeachtaí Comóraidh

Straitéis 20 Bliain don Ghaeilge

An Teanga Gaeilge

State Agencies

Programme for Government

Action Plan for Jobs

Information and Communications Technology

Television Reception

Information and Communications Technology

Alternative Energy Projects

Information and Communications Technology

Warmer Homes Scheme

Warmer Homes Scheme

National Gas Grid

State Agencies

Warmer Homes Scheme

Mobile Telephony

Job Initiatives

Library Projects

Local Authority Housing

Rural Development Programme

Local Authority Housing

Legislative Programme

Local Authority Housing

Traveller Accommodation

Voluntary Housing Sector

Building Regulations

Dormant Accounts Fund

Library Projects

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Water Services

Household Charge

Planning Issues

Harbours and Piers

Rural Development Programme

Election Management System

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge

Rural Development Programme

Housing for People with Disabilities

Social and Affordable Housing

Local Authority Housing

Local Authority Housing

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Local Authority Staff

Public Sector Pay

Water Services

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Household Charge

State Agencies

Anti-Social Behaviour

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Household Charge

Mortgage Arrears

Local Authority Charges

Clár Forbartha Tuaithe

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge

Private Residential Tenancies Board

Public Sector Staff

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Asylum Applications

Citizenship Applications

Garda Stations

Magdalene Laundries

Road Traffic Offences

State Agencies

Property Registration Authority

Prisoner Transfers

Garda Stations

Crime Statistics

Crime Prevention

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Road Traffic Offences

Liquor Licensing Laws

Drug Seizures

Proposed Legislation

Visa Applications

Garda Vetting of Personnel

State Agencies

Proposed Legislation

Garda Resources

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Garda Stations

Asylum Applications

Garda Operations

Garda Deployment

Personal Insolvency Bill

Closed Circuit Television Systems

Inquiries into Garda Activities

Judicial Pay

Personal Insolvency Bill

Defence Forces Reserve

Military Archives

Defence Forces Reserve

Ministerial Transport

Defence Forces Review

Official Apology

State Agencies

Official Pardon

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Forestry Sector

Farm Household Incomes

Aquaculture Licences

Bovine Disease Controls

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

Ports Sector

Port Development

Tourism Promotion

Bovine Disease Controls

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Rural Environment Protection Scheme

State Agencies

Fish Farming

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Single Payment Scheme

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Milk Quota

Youth Services

Inter-Country Adoptions

Child Care Services

Child Care Services

Preschool Services

State Agencies

Child Care Services

Job Initiatives

Departmental Offices

Primary Care Centres

Medicinal Products

Nursing Home Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Negligence Claims

Hospital Equipment

Hospital Staff

Medical Cards

Health Services

Medical Cards

Hospital Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Service Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Community Care

Hospital Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Medical Cards

Community Care

Departmental Staff

Departmental Expenditure

Medical Cards

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Care of the Elderly

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Staff

Health Services

Cosmetic Surgery

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Service Expenditure

Health Service Staff

Services for People with Disabilities

National Positive Ageing Strategy

Medical Cards

Hospital Services

Register of Members’ Interests

Mental Health Services

Home Help Service

Water Fluoridation

Hospital Services

Health Service Staff

State Agencies

Primary Care Services

Medical Aids and Appliances

Services for People with Disabilities

Medical Cards

Hospital Waiting Lists

Long-Term Illness Scheme

General Medical Services Scheme

Nursing Homes Review

Long-Term Illness Scheme

Health Services

Medical Cards

Services for People with Disabilities

Mental Health Services

Nursing Home Beds

Hospital Services

Ambulance Service

Hospital Services

Health Services

Departmental Strategy Statements

Proposed Legislation

Domestic Violence

Hospital Closures

Patient Statistics

Nursing Home Services

Hospital Accommodation

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Staff

Medical Cards

National Children’s Hospital

Health Service Staff

Hospital Services

Hospital Staff

Hospital Accommodation

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Staff

Community Care

Health Service Staff

Medicinal Products

Health Services

Organ Donation

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Job Initiatives

Driving Licences

Penalty Points System

Road Improvement Schemes

Irish Coast Guard

Public Transport

Public Sector Pay

Departmental Expenditure

State Agencies

Tourism Promotion

Driver Safety

State Airports

Public Transport

Public Sector Pay

Ports Sector

Road Project Contracts

Departmental Programmes

EU Funding

Departmental Expenditure

Rail Services

Sports Capital Programme

Tourism Capital Programme

National Car Test

Departmental Staff

State Agencies

Cycle Facilities

Driving Licences

Bus Services

Tourism Industry

Sports Capital Programme

Road Network

Bus Services

Tourist Accommodation

Prelude

Priority Questions

Universal Health Insurance

Medical Inquiries

Services for People with Disabilities

Early Retirement Scheme

Hospital Waiting Lists

Other Questions

Accident and Emergency Services

Hospital Services

Mental Health Services

Medicinal Products

Topical Issue Matters

Leaders’ Questions

Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed)

Northern Ireland Issues

Official Engagements

Order of Business

Competition (Amendment) Bill 2012: First Stage

Topical Issue Debate

Higher Education Grants

School Book Costs

School Enrolments

Bus Services

European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012: Order for Report Stage

European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012: Report and Final Stages

Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee

Message from Select Sub-Committee

Construction Contracts Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Local Government (Household Charge) (Repeal) Bill 2012: Second Stage [Private Members]

Written Answers

Mental Health Services

Hospital Services

Primary Care Centres

Health Insurance

Cosmetic Surgery

Hospital Services

Mental Health Services

Care of the Elderly

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Services

Services for People with Disabilities

Departmental Reports

Mental Health Services

General Medical Services Scheme

Health Service Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Cosmetic Surgery

Health Service Staff

Health Insurance

Cosmetic Surgery

National Children’s Hospital

Hospital Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Hospital Services

Medicinal Products

Health Service Reform

Data Protection

Health Services

Hospital Services

Nursing Home Services

Water Fluoridation

Medicinal Products

Care of the Elderly

Health Service Expenditure

Mortality Rates

Primary Care Services

North-South Study on Health Services

Hospital Services

Job Statistics

Departmental Funding

Vacancies on State Boards

Departmental Staff

Appointments to State Boards

State Agencies

Passport Applications

Referendum Expenditure

Overseas Development Aid

State Agencies

State Visits

Official Engagements

Consular Services

Departmental Staff

Passport Applications

Foreign Conflicts

Job Initiatives

Tax Code

Overseas Development Aid

Tax Clearance Certificates

Mortgage Resolution Processes

Consumer Protection

Pension Provisions

Public Procurement Contracts

State Banking Sector

Disabled Drivers

Tax Clearance Certificates

Departmental Schemes

Job Initiatives

Tax Rebates

Consumer Protection

State Agencies

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Code

Universal Social Charge

Tax Rebates

National Asset Management Agency

Memorial to Victims of Institutional Abuse

Foirne Scoile

Training Courses

Schools Refurbishment

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Disadvantaged Status

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

FÁS Training Programmes

Early Retirement Scheme

Redundancy Payments

Tax Code

Schools Building Projects

State Examinations

Job Statistics

FÁS Training Programmes

School Staffing

Schools Refurbishment

School Transport

Further Education and Training Programmes

School Transport

Schools Refurbishment

Departmental Contracts

Child Protection

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Scoileanna Gaeltachta

Oiliúint Múinteoirí

Schools Building Projects

Teaching Qualifications

Departmental Agencies

Special Educational Needs

Transition Year Fees

State Agencies

Schools Building Projects

State Examinations

Special Educational Needs

Pyrite Remediation Programme

School Staffing

Third Level Courses

An Ghaeilge

Departmental Expenditure

School Transport

School Patronage

Higher Education Institutions

Schools Building Projects

Job Initiatives

Public Procurement Contracts

Public Sector Pensions

State Agencies

Garda Stations

Drainage Schemes

Garda Stations

Computerisation Programme

Public Sector Staff

Pension Provisions

Trade Union Recognition

Business Regulation

Departmental Websites

Foreign Direct Investment

Small and Medium Enterprises

Employment Investment Incentive

Industrial Development

Meat Slaughtering Plants

State Agencies

Local Enterprise Offices

Job Creation

Business Regulation

Work Permits

Work Permits

Work Permits

Work Permits

Labour Shortages

Business Regulation

Enterprise Support Services

Death Certificates

Live Register

Social Insurance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Job Vacancies

Invalidity Pension

Social Welfare Appeals

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Social Welfare Fraud

Invalidity Pension

Habitual Residence Conditions

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Disability Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Carer’s Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Social Insurance

Carer’s Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Employment Support Services

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Employment Support Services

Rent Supplement Scheme

Employment Support Services

Carer’s Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Rent Supplement Scheme

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Rent Supplement Scheme

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Carer’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

State Agencies

Rent Supplement Scheme

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Carer’s Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

Mortgage Interest Supplement

Carer’s Allowance

Proposed Legislation

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Social Welfare Appeals

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Pension Provisions

Departmental Expenditure

National Monuments

Arts Council Funding

Cycle Facilities

Architectural Heritage

Commemorative Events

Caiteachas Caipitiúil

Imeachtaí Comóraidh

Straitéis 20 Bliain don Ghaeilge

An Ghaeilge

State Agencies

Programme for Government

Action Plan for Jobs

Information and Communications Technology

Television Reception

Information and Communications Technology

Alternative Energy Projects

Information and Communications Technology

Warmer Homes Scheme

Warmer Homes Scheme

National Gas Grid

State Agencies

Warmer Homes Scheme

Mobile Telephony

Job Initiatives

Library Projects

Local Authority Housing

Rural Development Programme

Local Authority Housing

Legislative Programme

Local Authority Housing

Traveller Accommodation

Voluntary Housing Sector

Building Regulations

Dormant Accounts Fund

Library Projects

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Water Services

Household Charge

Planning Issues

Harbours and Piers

Rural Development Programme

Election Management System

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge

Rural Development Programme

Housing for People with Disabilities

Social and Affordable Housing

Local Authority Housing

Local Authority Housing

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Local Authority Staff

Public Sector Pay

Water Services

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Household Charge

State Agencies

Anti-Social Behaviour

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Household Charge

Mortgage Arrears

Local Authority Charges

Clár Forbartha Tuaithe

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge

Private Residential Tenancies Board

Public Sector Staff

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Asylum Applications

Citizenship Applications

Garda Stations

Magdalene Laundries

Road Traffic Offences

State Agencies

Property Registration Authority

Prisoner Transfers

Garda Stations

Crime Statistics

Crime Prevention

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Road Traffic Offences

Liquor Licensing Laws

Drug Seizures

Proposed Legislation

Visa Applications

Garda Vetting of Personnel

State Agencies

Proposed Legislation

Garda Resources

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Garda Stations

Asylum Applications

Garda Operations

Garda Policing Plan

Personal Insolvency Bill

Closed Circuit Television Systems

Inquiries into Garda Activities

Judicial Pay

Personal Insolvency Bill

Defence Forces Reserve

Military Archives

Defence Forces Reserve

Ministerial Transport

Defence Forces Review

Official Apology

State Agencies

Official Pardon

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Forestry Sector

Farm Household Incomes

Aquaculture Licences

Bovine Disease Controls

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

Ports Sector

Port Development

Tourism Promotion

Bovine Disease Controls

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Rural Environment Protection Scheme

State Agencies

Fish Farming

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Single Payment Scheme

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Milk Quota

Youth Services

Inter-Country Adoptions

Child Care Services

Child Care Services

Preschool Services

State Agencies

Child Care Services

Job Initiatives

Departmental Offices

Primary Care Centres

Medicinal Products

Nursing Home Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Negligence Claims

Hospital Equipment

Hospital Staff

Medical Cards

Health Services

Medical Cards

Hospital Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Service Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Community Care

Hospital Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Medical Cards

Community Care

Departmental Staff

Departmental Expenditure

Medical Cards

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Care of the Elderly

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Staff

Health Services

Cosmetic Surgery

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Service Expenditure

Health Service Staff

Services for People with Disabilities

National Positive Ageing Strategy

Medical Cards

Hospital Services

Register of Members’ Interests

Mental Health Services

Home Help Service

Water Fluoridation

Hospital Services

Health Service Staff

State Agencies

Primary Care Services

Medical Aids and Appliances

Services for People with Disabilities

Medical Cards

Hospital Waiting Lists

Long-Term Illness Scheme

General Medical Services Scheme

Nursing Homes Review

Long-Term Illness Scheme

Health Services

Medical Cards

Services for People with Disabilities

Mental Health Services

Nursing Home Beds

Hospital Services

Ambulance Service

Hospital Services

Health Services

Departmental Strategy Statements

Proposed Legislation

Domestic Violence

Hospital Closures

Patient Statistics

Nursing Home Services

Hospital Accommodation

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Staff

Medical Cards

National Children’s Hospital

Health Service Staff

Hospital Services

Hospital Staff

Hospital Accommodation

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Staff

Community Care

Health Service Staff

Medicinal Products

Health Services

Organ Donation

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Job Initiatives

Driving Licences

Penalty Points System

Road Improvement Schemes

Irish Coast Guard

Public Transport

Public Sector Pay

Departmental Expenditure

State Agencies

Tourism Promotion

Driver Safety

State Airports

Public Transport

Public Sector Pay

Ports Sector

Motorway Service Areas

Departmental Programmes

EU Funding

Departmental Expenditure

Rail Services

Sports Capital Programme

Tourism Capital Programme

National Car Test

Departmental Staff

State Agencies

Cycle Facilities

Driving Licences

Bus Services

Tourism Industry

Sports Capital Programme

Road Network

Bus Services

Tourist Accommodation


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