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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 960 No. 1

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Prelude

Business of Dáil

Financial Resolutions 2018

Budget Statement 2018

Allocation of Time: Motion

Financial Resolutions 2018

Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax

Financial Resolution No. 2: Stamp Duties

Financial Resolution No. 3: Intangible Assets

Financial Resolution No. 4: General

Written Answers

Written Answers Nos. 1-14

Imports Data

Ministerial Functions

Community Development Projects

Departmental Websites

Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Civil Service Code of Conduct

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Investigations

Health and Safety Inspections

Local Enterprise Offices Data

Written Answers Nos. 15-39

Ministerial Functions

IDA Ireland Jobs Data

Action Plan for Jobs

Foreign Direct Investment

Lobbying Data

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

Insurance Coverage

Tribunals of Inquiry Expenditure

Property Tax Assessments

NAMA Reports

State Claims Agency

Help-To-Buy Scheme Eligibility

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

NAMA Operations

Public Services Card

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Primary Medical Certificates Provision

Mortgage Schemes

Approved Housing Bodies

Employment Investment Incentive Scheme

VAT Rate Application

Budget 2018

State Aid Investigations

Written Answers Nos. 40-62

Ministerial Functions

EU Treaties

NAMA Portfolio

Public Sector Pensions

Vehicle Registration

Rent Controls

Financial Services Ombudsman Remit

VAT Rate Application

Tax Code

EU Issues

VAT Rate Reductions

Retail Sector

Lobbying Data

Banking Sector

Tax Credits

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Investigations

Tax Code

Tax Reliefs Data

Small and Medium Enterprises Supports

Budget 2017

Excise Duties Yield

Help-To-Buy Scheme Data

Written Answers Nos. 63-89

Budget Measures

Central Bank of Ireland

NAMA Social Housing Provision

Excessive Deficit Procedure Implementation

Data Collection

Flood Prevention Measures

Heritage Sites

Public Sector Pay

Superannuation Schemes

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Proposed Legislation

National Monuments

Civil Service Staff Data

Civil Service Staff Data

Civil Service Staff Data

Ministerial Functions

Departmental Budgets

Flood Relief Schemes

Public Sector Pay

Garda Stations

Revised Estimates Publication

Garda Station Refurbishment

Pharmaceutical Sector

Lobbying Data

Garda Stations

Arts Funding

Written Answers Nos. 90-113

Cúrsaí Gaeilge

Education Grants

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

School Staff

School Funding

DEIS Expenditure

School Staff

Public Sector Pay

School Staff

Schools Building Projects

Schools Refurbishment

Legislative Programme

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Schools Building Projects

School Staff

Schools Building Projects

Departmental Properties

Schools Building Projects Status

Written Answers Nos. 114-137

School Staff

National Educational Psychological Service Data

Education Policy

Education and Training Boards Staff

Education and Training Boards Data

School Staff Appeals Mechanism

Ministerial Functions

School Transport Eligibility

Education Policy

Schools Building Projects

Summer Works Scheme Administration

Schools Administration

National Educational Psychological Service Data

Special Educational Needs Staff Data

Broadband Service Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Accommodation Provision

School Accommodation Provision

School Costs

School Costs

Capitation Grants

School Costs

Written Answers Nos. 138-161

Mental Health Services

Educational Supports

Special Educational Needs

Teacher Recruitment

Mental Health Services

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

Teachers' Remuneration

Schools Administration

School Funding

Teacher Training Provision

Primary Online Database

Schools Administration

School Accommodation

Special Educational Needs

English Language Training Organisations

Special Educational Needs Staff

Special Educational Needs

Schools Building Projects Status

Teaching Qualifications

Written Answers Nos. 162-185

Teacher Data

Special Educational Needs Staff Data

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Schools Grievance Procedures

Magdalen Laundries

Schools Facilities

Teachers' Professional Development

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Lobbying Data

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Accommodation

School Accommodation

School Transport Applications Data

DEIS Scheme

DEIS Data

DEIS Scheme

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Employment Rights

Brexit Issues

Written Answers Nos. 186-209

Passport Controls

Passport Applications Fees

Ministerial Functions

Foreign Conflicts

Lobbying Data

Human Rights

Paternity Leave

Parental Leave

Court Accommodation Refurbishment

Garda Complaints Procedures

Property Services Regulatory Authority

Garda Stations

Garda Deployment

Immigrant Investor Programme Administration

Immigrant Investor Programme Administration

Immigrant Investor Programme Administration

Refugee Status Applications

Garda Reserve

Probation and Welfare Service

Garda Deployment

Prisoner Transfers

Commencement of Legislation

Courts Service Administration

Written Answers Nos. 210-233

Courts Service Remit

Garda Stations

Garda Vetting

Departmental Reviews

Garda Deployment

Ministerial Responsibilities

Alcohol Sales Legislation

Prison Service

Garda Stations

Data Protection Commissioner

Departmental Schemes

Garda Deployment

Garda Deployment

Lobbying Data

Naturalisation Applications

Probate Applications

Garda Stations

Garda Reserve

Garda Deployment

Garda Expenditure

Garda Strength

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Investigations

Immigration Policy

Irish Prison Service

Written Answers Nos. 234-257

Prison Service Strategies

Deportation Orders

Naturalisation Applications

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Naturalisation Applications

Naturalisation Applications

Deportation Orders Re-examination

Visa Applications

Immigration Status

Visa Applications

Youth Justice Strategy

Sentencing Policy

Special Areas of Conservation Management

Waterways Ireland Staff

Waterways Ireland Staff

Hare Coursing Regulation

Hare Coursing

Hare Coursing

Maoiniú Údarás na Gaeltachta

Heritage Projects

Ministerial Functions

Written Answers Nos. 258-281

Scéimeanna Tacaíochta

Irish Language

Irish Language

Irish Language

Departmental Staff Remuneration

Departmental Staff Remuneration

Hare Coursing

Lobbying Data

Arts Funding

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff Data

Alcohol Advertising

Services for People with Disabilities

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Home Help Service

Stroke Care

Mental Health Services Data

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services Provision

Written Answers Nos. 282-305

Health Services Funding

Diabetes Strategy

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications

Minor Ailments Scheme

Community Pharmacy Services

Hospitals Data

Hospitals Data

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration

HSE Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Home Help Service

Hospital Appointments Status

General Practitioner Services

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Home Care Packages Data

Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists

Hospital Services

Written Answers Nos. 306-331

Hospital Consultant Contracts

Hospital Admissions

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Hospital Charges

General Medical Services Scheme

Hospital Appointments Status

Civil Marriages Data

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Medical Card Eligibility

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

General Medical Services Scheme

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Protected Disclosures

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Written Answers Nos. 332-354

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Nursing Staff Provision

HSE Staff Recruitment

Hospital Appointments Delays

HSE Funding

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Home Help Service Provision

Infectious Diseases

Primary Care Centres

Autism Support Services

Health Services Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Mental Health Services Staff

Hospitals Data

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

National Treatment Purchase Fund Data

Primary Care Centres Provision

Hospitals Building Programme

Written Answers Nos. 355-378

Emergency Services

Ministerial Functions

Hospital Services

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Data

Psychological Services

Psychological Services

Psychological Services

Hospital Waiting Lists Action Plans

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Community Care

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Health Strategies

Health Services Provision

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Parliamentary Questions

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Prescriptions Charges

Written Answers Nos. 379-403

Mental Health Services

Hospital Services

Medical Qualifications

Palliative Care Facilities

Medicinal Products Availability

Garda Vetting of Personnel

General Practitioner Training

Hospital Appointments Status

Ambulance Service Provision

Home Care Packages Data

Emergency Departments

Mental Health Services Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services Data

Hospital Deaths

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

National Children's Hospital Status

Generic Drugs Substitution

Generic Drugs Substitution

Medical Card Administration

Written Answers Nos. 404-427

Mental Health Services Funding

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Home Care Packages

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

National Treatment Purchase Fund Data

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Charges

Respite Care Grant Applications

Hospital Appointments Delays

Ambulance Service Staff

Health Services

Respite Care Services Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Hospital Procedures

Hospital Procedures

Hospital Acquired Infections

Departmental Reports

Health Promotion

Home Help Service Provision

Departmental Reports

Written Answers Nos. 428-454

Lobbying Data

Maternal Mortality

Health Services Reform

Hospital Staff

Health Services Provision

Dental Services Provision

General Practitioner Services Provision

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Health Services

Mobility Allowance

Cancer Services Provision

Services for People with Disabilities

General Practitioner Data

General Practitioner Data

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Review

Occupational Therapy Staff

Hospital Accommodation Provision

Written Answers Nos. 455-475

Hospital Appointments Status

Home Care Packages

Hospital Facilities

Lobbying Data

GLAS Payments

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Funding

Animal Welfare

Animal Slaughtering Data

Animal Welfare

Fur Farming

Sheep Welfare Scheme Expenditure

Gender Equality

Tax Code

Departmental Functions

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments

Brexit Documents

Greyhound Industry

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Appeals

Flood Relief Schemes

Written Answers Nos. 476-499

Aquaculture Licence Applications

GLAS Administration

Basic Payment Scheme Penalties

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Information and Communications Technology

Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Farm Enterprises

Brexit Issues

Budget 2018

Budget 2018

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Animal Disease Controls

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Funding

Agriculture Scheme Payments

GLAS Data

GLAS Data

Agriculture Scheme Appeals

Sheep Welfare Scheme Funding

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments

Lobbying Data

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments

Written Answers Nos. 500-523

Sheep Welfare Scheme Funding

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Dairy Sector

TAMS Funding

Land Acquisition

Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme Administration

Food Harvest 2020 Strategy

Agriculture Scheme Data

Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme Administration

Air Quality

Waste Management

Legislative Programme

Departmental Bodies Expenditure

Post Office Closures

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Mobile Telephony Services

Renewable Energy Generation Targets

Better Energy Homes Scheme Eligibility

Fisheries Protection

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Broadband Service Provision

Ministerial Functions

National Broadband Plan Data

Written Answers Nos. 524-547

Mobile Telephony Services

Post Office Network

Lobbying Data

National Broadband Plan Implementation

National Broadband Plan Administration

Ministerial Meetings

Road Safety

Swimming Pool Programme Status

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Tourism Data

Sports Injuries Guidelines

Air Services Provision

Penalty Points System Data

Penalty Points System Data

Penalty Points System Data

Penalty Points System Data

Greenways Development

Driver Test Regulations

Taxi Licences Renewals

Public Transport Data

Greenways Development

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Written Answers Nos. 548-571

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Bus Services

Haulage Industry Regulation

Sports Capital Programme

Taxi Licences

Road Projects Status

Fáilte Ireland

Driver Test Data

Ministerial Functions

Rail Services

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Electric Vehicles

Vehicle Registration

Electric Vehicles

National Car Test Fees

Tourism Promotion

Rail Services

Airlines Regulations

Road Safety

Road Traffic Legislation

Departmental Reports

Road Projects Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 572-595

Rail Network Expansion

Greenways Development

Lobbying Data

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Road Projects

Greenways Development

Rural Transport Programme Data

Road Network

Road Network

Brexit Issues

Tourism Promotion

Tourism Promotion

Tourism Data

Tourism Data

Tourism Promotion

Sports Capital Programme

Sports Events

Tourism Data

Tourism Data

Tourism Promotion

Written Answers Nos. 596-619

Childcare Qualifications

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Childcare Services Staff

Childcare Services Regulation

Family Resource Centres

Youth Services Funding

Early Childhood Care and Education Funding

Affordable Childcare Scheme

Early Childhood Care and Education

Early Childhood Care and Education Staff

Ministerial Responsibilities

Family Resource Centres

Children in Care

Child Protection

National Youth Work Advisory Committee

Youth Services

Child and Family Agency Investigations

Children in Care

Written Answers Nos. 620-643

Youth Services Funding

Affordable Childcare Scheme Implementation

Youth Services

Child Care Services Provision

After-School Support Services

Lobbying Data

Youth Services Funding

Foster Care Provision

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Administration

Local Improvement Scheme Funding

Local Improvement Scheme Administration

Banking Sector

Charities Regulation

Ministerial Functions

Departmental Schemes

Departmental Funding

Departmental Offices

Charitable and Voluntary Organisations

Lobbying Data

Written Answers Nos. 644-668

Regional Development Policy

Local Authority Functions

Action Plan for Rural Development

Seniors Alert Scheme

Local Improvement Scheme Funding

Exceptional Needs Payment Applications

Jobseeker's Allowance Eligibility

Public Services Card

Public Services Card Data

One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

Homemakers Scheme

State Pension (Contributory)

State Pensions

State Pensions Reform

Departmental Reviews

Rent Supplement Scheme Administration

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Social Welfare Benefits Applications

State Pension (Non-Contributory) Eligibility

Labour Activation Programmes

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Applications

School Meals Programme

Written Answers Nos. 669-692

Rent Supplement Scheme

Social Welfare Schemes

Public Services Card

Ministerial Responsibilities

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Public Services Card

Family Income Supplement Eligibility

Disability Allowance Payments

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Public Services Card

Maternity Benefit

Youth Guarantee

National Internship Scheme

State Pension (Non-Contributory) Appeals

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Respite Care Grant Eligibility

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Rural Social Scheme Administration

Maternity Leave

Disability Allowance Applications

Written Answers Nos. 693-716

Fuel Allowance Applications

Farm Assist Scheme Data

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Departmental Reports

Lobbying Data

Commencement of Legislation

Money Advice and Budgeting Service Reports

School Meals Programme

Farm Assist Scheme Payments

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Nitrates Usage

Water Charges Refunds

Traveller Accommodation

Traveller Accommodation

Local Authority Boundaries

Local Authority Boundaries

Housing Issues

Planning Issues

Water Charges Administration

Building Energy Rating Administration

Local Authority Housing Provision

Written Answers Nos. 717-740

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Local Authority Management

Water Services Infrastructure

Seaweed Harvesting Licences

Ministerial Functions

Mortgage to Rent Scheme

Housing Agency

Vacant Sites Data

Local Authority Housing Provision

Local Authority Housing Provision

Disability Services Provision

Dumping at Sea

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Disability Services Provision

National Planning Framework

Written Answers Nos. 741-757

Lobbying Data

Wind Energy Guidelines

Health and Safety Regulations

Mortgage to Rent Scheme

Defence Forces Personnel Data

Military Medals

Defence Forces Remuneration

Ministerial Functions

Departmental Reports

Defence Forces Representative Organisations

Lobbying Data

Naval Service Expenditure


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