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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 946 No. 2

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Prelude

Leaders' Questions

Order of Business

Committee on the Future of Healthcare: Motion

Ceisteanna - Questions

Brexit Issues

Brexit Issues

Topical Issue Matters

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed)

Priority Questions

Citizens Information Services

Labour Activation Projects

Labour Activation Measures

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Other Questions

Free Travel Scheme

Family Income Supplement

Unemployment Levels

Social Insurance

State Pensions

Employment Support Services

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Topical Issue Debate

Social and Affordable Housing

Medicinal Products Availability

Business of Dáil

Topical Issue Debate (Resumed)

National Stroke Programme Implementation

School Accommodation Provision

Brexit: Statements (Resumed)

Reform of An Garda Síochána: Motion [Private Members]

Written Answers Nos 1-62

Cabinet Committees

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Community Employment Schemes Administration

Departmental Reports

Community Employment Schemes Supervisors

Maternity Protection Entitlements

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Community Employment Schemes Administration

Disability Support Services

Citizen Information Services

Rent Supplement Scheme Eligibility

Social Welfare Code

State Pension (Contributory)

Public Services Card Provision

Public Services Card Authentication

Written Answers Nos 63-84

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Reports

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Artists' Remuneration

Pension Provisions

One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

Social Welfare Appeals Data

Budget 2017

Supplementary Welfare Allowance Expenditure

One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

Social Welfare Payments Waiting Times

Housing Assistance Payments Data

Rural Social Scheme

JobPath Implementation

Direct Provision Payments

Social Welfare Appeals Waiting Times

Citizen Information Services

Jobseeker's Benefit

JobPath Implementation

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 85-101

Departmental Reports

Commissions of Investigation

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Departmental Properties

Workplace Relations Commission

Commercial Rates

Garda Stations

National Car Test

National Car Test Data

Parental Leave

Written Answers Nos. 102-117

Gender Equality

Garda Compensation

Garda Station Expenditure

Parental Leave

Garda Investigations

Extradition Arrangements

Garda Code of Ethics

Garda Inspectorate Reports

EU Regulations

Valuation Office

Garda Data

Family Law Cases

Extradition Arrangements

Closed-Circuit Television Systems Expenditure

Asylum Applications

Written Answers Nos. 118-134

Garda Investigations

Crime Prevention

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Residency Permits

Crime Prevention

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Road Traffic Offences Data

Probation and Welfare Service

Direct Provision Data

Departmental Properties

Workplace Relations Services Data

Prison Facilities

Prisoners Treatment

Written Answers Nos. 135-150

Residency Permits

Road Traffic Legislation

Road Traffic Offences

Legal Aid Service

Legal Aid Service Data

Garda Data

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

House Prices

Universal Social Charge

Tax Agreements

Tax Credits

IBRC Liquidation

Tax Credits

Insurance Industry Regulation

Government Bonds

Written Answers Nos. 151-167

Mortgage Applications Approvals

Tax Collection

Inflation Rate

Tracker Mortgages Examination

Economic Policy

Film Industry Tax Reliefs

Financial Services Regulation

Tax Code

Tax Code

Debt Collection

Banking Sector Redundancies

Workplace Relations Commission

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Accommodation

Written Answers Nos 168-183

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Teacher Data

Teacher Data

Teacher Redeployment

School Accommodation

School Accommodation

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Digital Strategy for Schools

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme Data

Preschool Services

Language Schools

Teacher Data

Services for People with Disabilities

Teaching Qualifications

Schools Building Projects Status

School Textbooks

Written Answers Nos. 184-199

School Curriculum

School Accommodation Provision

DEIS Administration

Institutes of Technology

Teachers' Remuneration

Schools Building Projects Status

School Accommodation Provision

Schools Building Projects Status

School Funding

SOLAS Administration

National Training Fund

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

School Textbooks Rental Scheme

Third Level Charges

Special Educational Needs Data

Written Answers Nos. 200-216

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

National Educational Psychological Service Expenditure

Teacher Training Provision

Special Educational Needs Staff

Higher Education Authority Expenditure

Student Assistance Fund

Momentum Programme

Adult Education Provision

Modern Language Teaching

Modern Language Teaching

Computerisation Programme Expenditure

Education Expenditure

Education Expenditure

Third Level Expenditure

Teachers' Remuneration

Departmental Reports

Croke Park Agreement

Written Answers Nos. 217-236

School Staff

Teachers' Remuneration

School Guidance Counsellors

Teachers' Professional Development

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Special Educational Needs Staff

DEIS Expenditure

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Student Grants Data

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Capitation Grants

Capitation Grants

Capitation Grants

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Third Level Staff Data

Third Level Funding

National Training Fund

Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Written Answers Nos 237-249

Departmental Expenditure

Departmental Legal Cases Data

School Accommodation Provision

Third Level Admissions Data

Departmental Reports

School Curriculum

School Patronage

UN Committees

School Enrolments

Departmental Properties

Schools Building Projects Status

School Accommodation Provision

Public Sector Staff Remuneration

Written Answers Nos. 250 - 262

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Special Educational Needs Staff

Summer Works Scheme Applications

European Court of Justice Rulings

Schools Building Projects Status

Youth Work Projects Data

Written Answers Nos. 263 - 282

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Accommodation Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Summer Works Scheme Applications

Army Barracks

Schools Building Projects Status

Summer Works Scheme

Home School Community Liaison Scheme

Youthreach Programme Staff

Lansdowne Road Agreement

Special Educational Needs Staff

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Schools Building Projects Status

Broadband Service Provision

Departmental Properties

Workplace Relations Commission

Written Answers Nos. 283-300

Renewable Energy Projects

Local Authority Housing Mortgages

Housing Policy

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Social and Affordable Housing Eligibility

Tenant Purchase Scheme

Irish Water

Foreshore Issues

Planning Issues

Ministerial Meetings

Ministerial Meetings

Written Answers Nos. 301-315

Ministerial Meetings

Ministerial Meetings

Irish Water

Register of Electors

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Local Authority Staff Data

Development Contributions

Property Tax Administration

Animal Breeding Regulations

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Planning Issues

Water Quality

Water Services

Written Answers No. 323

Local Authority Housing

Written Answers Nos. 324-325

Wind Energy Guidelines

Written Answers Nos. 326-344

Commercial Rates

Housing Policy

Local Elections

Local Authority Housing Provision

Fire Stations Provision

State Properties

Social Insurance

School Meals Programme

Maternity Benefit

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Free Travel Scheme Eligibility

Rent Supplement Scheme Data

JobPath Data

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Data Protection

Written Answers Nos. 345-358

Social Welfare Benefits

Invalidity Pension Applications

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Equal Opportunities Employment

Rural Social Scheme

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Community Employment Schemes Administration

JobPath Implementation

Labour Activation Programmes

Local Employment Service

Social Welfare Benefits Applications

Youth Guarantee

Labour Activation Programmes

Written Answers Nos. 359-375

Disability Allowance Eligibility

JobPath Implementation

JobPath Implementation

Child Benefit Eligibility

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Departmental Properties

Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals

Community Employment Schemes Funding

Disability Allowance

JobPath Data

JobPath Implementation

JobPath Implementation

Written Answers Nos. 376-391

JobPath Implementation

Farm Partnerships

JobPath Implementation

Job Assist Scheme

Momentum Programme

Back to Education Allowance Data

Back to Work Allowance Data

Community Employment Schemes Data

Jobseeker's Allowance Data

Social Welfare Schemes

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

JobPath Implementation

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 392-396

Carer's Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Appeals Delays

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Written Answers Nos. 397-401

Treatment Benefit Scheme Data

Rental Accommodation Scheme

Pensions Data

State Pensions Payments

Social Welfare Appeals

Written Answers Nos. 402-419

Youth Unemployment Measures

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Workplace Relations Commission

Anti-Terrorism Measures

Anti-Terrorism Measures

Irish Prisoners Abroad

European Council Meetings

Syrian Conflict

Northern Ireland

Passport Services

Departmental Properties

Northern Ireland

Acht na Gaeilge

Registration of Births

Middle East Issues

Foreign Naval Vessels

Written Answers Nos. 420-434

International Relations

International Relations

Syrian Conflict

Irish Prisoners Abroad

Northern Ireland

North-South Ministerial Council

Brexit Issues

Middle East Peace Process

Undocumented Irish in the USA

Northern Ireland

White Papers Publication

Garda Station Closures

National Monuments

Flood Prevention Measures

Garda Stations

Written Answers Nos. 435-445

Civil Service Conciliation and Arbitration Scheme

Industrial Relations

Public Sector Staff

Public Sector Staff Retirements

Office of Public Works Properties

Workplace Relations Services Data

Flood Prevention Measures

Flood Prevention Measures

Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís

Written Answers Nos. 446 - 460

Public Sector Pensions

Departmental Properties

Fire Service Staff

Irish Language

National Parks

National Parks

Deer Culls

Dormant Accounts Fund

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Departmental Staff Training

Departmental Properties

CLÁR Programme

Appointments to State Boards

Departmental Staff Data

Written Answers Nos. 461 - 477

National Monuments

Gorse Burning

Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme Applications

Mobile Telephony Services

Environmental Regulations

Action Plan for Rural Development Funding

Scéim na mBóithre Pobail

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Foras na Gaeilge

Health Insurance

Hospital Services

State Claims Agency

Home Help Service Provision

Written Answers Nos. 478-494

Hospital Appointments Status

Home Help Service Provision

Health Services Staff Remuneration

General Practitioner Services Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services Staff

Mental Health Services Staff

Mental Health Services Staff

Medical Aids and Appliances Expenditure

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Primary Care Centres Provision

Health Services Provision

Infectious Disease Incidence

Hospital Waiting Lists

Disability Support Services Provision

Voluntary Sector Funding

Written Answers Nos. 495-510

Hospital Appointments Status

Infectious Disease Screening Service

National Lottery Funding Applications

Orthodontic Services Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Services for People with Disabilities

Medicinal Products Data

Ambulance Service

Written Answers Nos. 511-527

Nursing Staff

Nursing Home Services

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Care Services Provision

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Patient Data

Care Services Provision

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Eligibility

Care Services Provision

Primary Care Services Provision

Written Answers Nos. 528-543

Medical Card Applications

National Treatment Purchase Fund

Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility

Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

HSE Data

Occupational Therapy

Health Insurance Prices

Respite Care Services Provision

National Cancer Strategy Implementation

Medicinal Products Availability

Suicide Incidence

HSE Data

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Written Answers Nos. 544-560

Disability Services Funding

Medical Card Eligibility

Mental Health Services Funding

National Maternity Hospital

Disability Support Services Funding

Disability Services Data

Ambulance Service Data

Ambulance Service Data

Ambulance Service Data

Ambulance Service Staff

Ambulance Service

Departmental Properties

Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Services Data

Primary Care Centres

Hospital Services

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 563-576

Nursing Home Services

Maternity Services Provision

Maternity Services Provision

General Practitioner Services Provision

General Practitioner Services Provision

National Maternity Hospital

Maternity Services Provision

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

HSE Staff

Written Answers Nos. 577-595

Hospital Accommodation Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Nursing Home Services

Medical Card Applications

Medical Card Expenditure

Primary Care Centres

Health Services Provision

HSE Funding

Hospital Groups

HSE Properties

Respite Care Services Availability

Health Services Staff

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Review

Medical Card Applications

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Written Answers Nos. 596-611

Organ Donation

Patient Data

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Ambulance Service Response Times

Legislative Measures

Home Help Service

Accident and Emergency Departments

Hospital Accommodation Provision

Departmental Expenditure

Maternity Services

Hospital Services

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Hospital Procedures

Vaccination Programme Data

Written Answers Nos. 612-626

Vaccination Programme

Health Insurance Data

Air Navigation Orders

General Practitioner Data

Cancer Services Provision

Cancer Services Provision

Respite Care Services

Services for People with Disabilities

Organ Donation

Organ Donation

Psychological Services

Written Answers Nos. 627-642

Hospital Appointments Status

Medicinal Products Availability

Health Services Funding

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospitals Funding

Hospital Services

Respite Care Services Availability

Hospital Appointments Status

Services for People with Disabilities

Home Help Service Eligibility

Workplace Relations Commission

Written Answers Nos. 643-59

GLAS Eligibility

Forestry Grants

Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme

Information and Communications Technology

Brexit Issues

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Agriculture Scheme Eligibility

TAMS Eligibility

Programme for Government

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Animal Identification Schemes

Departmental Funding

Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

GLAS Payments

GLAS Payments

Written Answers Nos. 660-75

GLAS Payments

Fur Farming

Organic Farming Scheme Payments

GLAS Payments

Departmental Staff Retirements

Aquaculture Licence Appeals

Departmental Bodies

GLAS Payments

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Registration of Title

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Rural Development Programme Funding

EU Funding

Written Answers Nos. 676 - 690

EU Funding

Irish Cattle Breeding Federation

Departmental Properties

GLAS Applications

Organic Farming Scheme Payments

Poultry Industry

GLAS Payments

GLAS Payments

TAMS Administration

GLAS Payments

GLAS Payments

Written Answers Nos. 691 - 708

GLAS Payments

Agriculture Scheme Appeals

GLAS Payments

Fodder Crisis

Livestock Issues

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Land Ownership

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Fish Quotas

Brexit Issues

Aquaculture Licences

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Agriculture Scheme Administration

Departmental Expenditure

Workplace Relations Commission

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Waste Disposal Charges

Written Answers Nos. 709-26

Renewable Energy Generation

Fishing Licences

Environmental Protection Agency

National Broadband Plan

National Postcode System

Air Quality

Emergency Services

Energy Schemes

Departmental Properties

National Broadband Plan

Broadcast Advertising Standards Regulation

North-South Interconnector

Commission for Communications Regulation

Broadband Service Provision

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Written Answers Nos. 727-741

Departmental Properties

Driver Licences

Road Tolls

Sports Capital Programme

Industrial Disputes

Aviation Industry Regulations

Airport Policy

Bus Éireann Services

Public Transport

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Programme for Government

Ferry Services

Road Network

Written Answers Nos. 742 - 757

Ports Policy

Railway Stations

Driver Test

Sports Capital Programme

Sport Ireland Funding

Ministerial Meetings

National Roads Authority Projects

Dublin Bus Services

Park and Ride Facilities

Sport Ireland Funding

National Car Test Data

National Car Test Data

Written Answers Nos. 758 - 774

Regional Road Network

Road Safety

Road Safety Data

Road Signage

Tourism Funding

Heavy Goods Vehicle Levy

State Properties

National Employment Rights Authority

IDA Ireland Data

European Fund for Strategic Investments

Brexit Issues

Company Law

Work Permits Data

Work Permits Eligibility

Departmental Properties

Departmental Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 775 - 782

Brexit Issues

IDA Ireland Site Visits

Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety

Local Enterprise Offices Data

Local Enterprise Offices Data

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Written Answers Nos. 783 - 789

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Business Regulation

Work Permits Eligibility

Trade Agreements

Departmental Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 790-806

Workplace Relations Commission

School Completion Programme

Preschool Services

Foster Care

Child Care Services Regulation

Departmental Expenditure

Preschool Services

Child Care Services

Aftercare Services Provision

Traveller Community

Child and Family Agency Data

Foster Care

Children in Care

Child and Family Agency Funding

Written Answers Nos. 807-822

School Funding

Children in Care

Youth Employment Initiative

Youth Services Funding

Expenditure Reviews

Child and Family Agency Investigations

Early Childhood Care and Education Staff

Education Grants

Workplace Relations Commission

Air Corps

Defence Forces Drug Tests

Defence Forces Operations

State Properties Data

Workplace Relations Commission


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