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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 962 No. 3

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Prelude

Termination of Ministerial Appointment: Announcement by Taoiseach

Leaders' Questions

Order of Business

Rural Crime: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members]

Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017: First Stage

Ceisteanna - Questions

Northern Ireland

Strategic Communications Unit

Topical Issue Matters

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed)

Priority Questions

Early Childhood Care and Education Programmes

Care Orders

Combatting Cyberbullying

School Completion Programme

Early Childhood Care and Education Programmes

Other Questions

Foster Care Provision

Family Resource Centres

Early Years Strategy Publication

Youth Services Funding

Foster Care Supports

Childcare Services Funding

Homeless Persons Supports

Business of Dáil

Topical Issue Debate

Sports Capital Programme Administration

Traffic Calming Measures

Ambulance Service Provision

Television Licence Fee Collection

Justice Issues: Statements

Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

Written Answers

Written Answers Nos. 1-51

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Cabinet Committees

Child and Family Agency Services

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Early Childhood Care and Education

Written Answers Nos. 52-75

Affordable Childcare Scheme Implementation

Direct Provision System

Child Detention Centres

Youth Services Provision

Child Detention Centres

Youth Work Projects Funding

Affordable Childcare Scheme

Mental Health Services

Family Resource Centres

School Completion Programme

Cyber Security Policy

Child Detention Centres

School Completion Programme

Departmental Reports

Child Detention Centres

Cyberbullying Issues

Child Protection

Childcare Services Staff

Foster Care Supports

Child and Family Agency

Early Childhood Care and Education

Adoption Records Provision

Written Answers Nos. 76-100

Small and Medium Enterprises Data

Enterprise Data

Unemployment Data

State Bodies Data

Quarterly National Household Survey

Brexit Expenditure

Rugby World Cup 2023

Appointments to State Boards Data

Departmental Bodies Data

Departmental Staff Data

Departmental Staff Data

Departmental Contracts Data

Departmental Communications

Foireann Roinne

State Bodies Data

IDA Ireland

Appointments to State Boards Data

IDA Ireland

Ministerial Communications

IDA Ireland Data

Departmental Bodies Data

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

Departmental Contracts Data

Foreign Direct Investment

Written Answers Nos. 101-124

Foireann Roinne

Corporation Tax

Appointments to State Boards Data

Small and Medium Enterprises Supports

Stamp Duty

Data Protection

Appointments to State Boards Data

Tax Collection

Tracker Mortgages

Ministerial Communications

Property Tax Collection

Philanthropy Initiatives

Departmental Bodies Data

Paradise Papers

Corporation Tax

Construction Industry

Public Private Partnerships

Nursing Home Fees

Local Government Fund

Written Answers Nos. 125-148

Departmental Contracts Data

Pension Provisions

Financial Services Regulation

NAMA Property Sales

Tax Reliefs Data

Knowledge Development Box

Corporation Tax Regime

Financial Services Regulation

Foireann Roinne

Foireann Roinne

Coastal Protection

Office of Public Works Properties

Garda Station Refurbishment

Garda Stations

Pension Provisions

Appointments to State Boards Data

Ministerial Communications

Departmental Staff Retirements

Departmental Bodies Data

Office of Public Works Properties

Departmental Contracts Data

Departmental Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 149-171

Departmental Properties

Office of Public Works Expenditure

Public Sector Pay

UN Commission on the Status of Women

First-Aid Training

Third Level Fees

Compulsory Purchase Orders

Student Support Schemes

Further Education and Training Colleges

Minor Works Scheme

Minor Works Scheme

Legal Costs

Appointments to State Boards Data

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Transport Appeals

Protected Disclosures

Minor Works Scheme

Ministerial Communications

Minor Works Scheme

School Accommodation

Schools Establishment

Written Answers Nos. 172-195

Departmental Bodies Data

Schools Facilities

Schools Inspections

Physical Education

School Funding

Apprenticeship Programmes

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Youthreach Programme

School Enrolments Data

Home Tuition Scheme

School Accommodation Provision

School Accommodation Provision

Broadband Service Provision

School Accommodation

Pupil Data Collection

Schools Site Acquisitions

School Accommodation Provision

Teacher Data

School Staff

DEIS Data

Departmental Contracts Data

School Textbooks Code of Practice

Schools Site Acquisitions

Written Answers Nos. 196-220

Schools Building Projects

Youthreach Programme

Third Level Fees

Summer Works Scheme Administration

School Enrolments

Minor Works Scheme

Institutes of Technology

Student Grant Scheme

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Student Grant Scheme Administration

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Education and Training Provision

Education and Training Boards Staff

School Accommodation

School Accommodation

School Accommodation

Ministerial Meetings

Physical Education

Foireann Roinne

Written Answers Nos. 221-243

Brexit Negotiations

Brexit Issues

Appointments to State Boards

Foreign Conflicts

European Banking Authority

Ministerial Meetings

Ministerial Communications

Foreign Conflicts

Departmental Bodies

Ministerial Staff

Citizenship Status

Passport Applications

Passport Applications Data

Citizenship Status

Passport Applications

Undocumented Irish in the USA

EU Issues

EU Issues

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy

Middle East Issues

Written Answers Nos. 244-267

Northern Ireland

Departmental Contracts Data

Election Monitoring Missions

Foireann Roinne

Departmental Communications

Departmental Communications

Garda Station Refurbishment

Garda Stations

Garda Strength

Garda Strength

Departmental Bodies Data

Cabinet Committees

Departmental Bodies Data

Direct Provision System

Direct Provision System

Fire Service

Family Reunification Policy

Ministerial Communications

Written Answers Nos. 268-291

Valuation Office

Departmental Funding

Crime Data

Garda Strength

Garda Expenditure

Ministerial Meetings

Garda Expenditure

Deportation Orders Data

Deportation Orders Data

Departmental Contracts Data

Departmental Correspondence

Ministerial Communications

Garda Recruitment

Court Accommodation Provision

Drugs Seizures

Garda Remuneration

Garda Operations

Migrant Integration

Garda Operations

Foireann Roinne

Written Answers Nos. 292-318

Housing Policy

Vacancies on State Boards

Appointments to State Boards Data

Brexit Documents

Departmental Bodies Data

Wildlife Protection

Departmental Funding

Commemorative Events

Departmental Contracts Data

Legal Advice

Foireann Roinne

Broadcasting Sector

Hospice Services Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Administration

Dental Services Provision

Home Care Packages Provision

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Health Products Regulatory Authority

Health Products Regulatory Authority

Mental Health Services Provision

Written Answers Nos. 319-339

Mental Health Services Provision

Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Data

Community Care

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Health Services Funding

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

National Children's Hospital

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Occupational Therapy Staff

Dental Services

Hospital Admissions

Vacancies on State Boards

Hospital Facilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Appointments Status

Written Answers Nos. 340-363

Community Care

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Appointments Status

Appointments to State Boards Data

Health Services Provision

Drug Rehabilitation Clinics

Health Services Reports

Hospital Services

Hospital Services

Cancer Services Provision

Health Care Policy

European Medicines Agency

Brexit Documents

Health Services Data

Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospitals Funding

Written Answers Nos. 364-387

Home Help Service Eligibility

Primary Care Centres

Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists

Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Treatment Abroad Scheme

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Respite Care Services Availability

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Departmental Bodies Data

Ambulance Service Staff

Ambulance Service

Departmental Funding

Hospital Charges

Hospital Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Infectious Diseases

Hospital Appointments Status

Departmental Funding

Medical Card Applications

Written Answers Nos. 388-411

Disability Support Services Provision

Childcare Services

Hospital Services

Hospital Services

Medicinal Products Availability

Mental Health Services Data

Medical Card Eligibility

Rare Diseases Strategy Implementation

Home Care Packages Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Services

Disability Support Services Provision

Hospital Services

Maternity Services Provision

Disability Support Services Provision

Occupational Therapy Staff

Home Help Service

Disability Support Services Provision

Hospital Services

Mental Health Services Data

Written Answers Nos. 412-436

Mental Health Services Data

Mental Health Services Data

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services Staff

Mental Health Services

Patient Data

Disability Services Funding

Disability Support Services Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Air Ambulance Service Operations

Departmental Contracts Data

Hospitals Building Programme

Primary Care Strategy Roll-out

Health Services Provision

Emergency Departments Closures

Mental Health Commission Reports

Mental Health Services Expenditure

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services Data

Charitable and Voluntary Organisations

Ombudsman's Remit

Autism Support Services

Nursing Staff Recruitment

Charitable and Voluntary Organisations

Written Answers Nos. 437-462

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Hospital Procedures

Home Care Packages

National Maternity Hospital Status

Medicinal Products Availability

Hospital Waiting Lists

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Dental Services Waiting Lists

Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists

Dental Services Data

Hospital Staff Data

Health Services

Health Services Staff Remuneration

Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage

Hospital Services

Health Services Staff Data

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Hospital Services

Written Answers Nos. 463-487

Hospital Overcrowding

Community Care

Medical Card Eligibility

Mental Health Services Data

Hospital Consultant Contracts

Foireann Roinne

Harbours and Piers Maintenance

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Flood Relief Schemes Applications

Coillte Teoranta Activities

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Vacancies on State Boards

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Funding

Animal Identification Schemes

Appointments to State Boards Data

Animal Welfare

Food Harvest 2020 Strategy

Pesticide Use

Brexit Issues

Brexit Documents

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Data

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme

Departmental Bodies Data

Written Answers Nos. 488-511

Stocking Densities

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Data

Crop Losses

Recreational Angling Sector

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Harbours and Piers Maintenance

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Departmental Contracts Data

Fisheries Protection

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

Agrifood Sector

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Departmental Websites

Fishery Harbour Centres

TAMS Applications

Departmental Contracts Data

Felling Licences Applications

Flood Relief Schemes Data

Foireann Roinne

Foireann Roinne

Broadband Service Provision

Internet Safety

Vacancies on State Boards

Appointments to State Boards Data

Written Answers Nos. 512-535

Inland Fisheries Ireland Staff

Media Mergers

Ministerial Communications

Broadband Service Provision

Departmental Bodies Data

Post Office Network

Energy Resources

Broadband Service Provision

Better Energy Homes Scheme Eligibility

Departmental Contracts Data

Broadcasting Sector

Foireann Roinne

Sports Capital Programme Administration

Railway Stations

Road Tolls

Transport Infrastructure Ireland Projects

Sports Funding

Rail Network Expansion

Written Answers Nos. 536-559

Appointments to State Boards Data

Ministerial Meetings

Road Improvement Schemes

Appointments to State Boards Data

Driver Test Waiting Lists

Transport Infrastructure Ireland Projects

Transport Infrastructure Ireland Projects

Greenways Funding

Transport Infrastructure Ireland Projects

Ministerial Communications

Vehicle Clamping

Departmental Bodies Data

Dublin Bus Services

Dublin Airport Authority

Public Transport

Transport Infrastructure Ireland Funding

Rail Services Data

Rail Network Safety

Sports Capital Programme Applications Data

Bus Services

Road Traffic Legislation

Local Government Fund

Written Answers Nos. 560-583

Noise Pollution Legislation

Departmental Contracts Data

Sports Capital Programme

Road Projects Status

Driver Licences

Driver Test Data

Railway Stations

Road Projects Status

Rail Network

Regional Road Network

Sports Capital Programme

Foireann Roinne

Domestic Violence Refuges Provision

Vacancies on State Boards

Appointments to State Boards Data

Ministerial Communications

Departmental Bodies Data

After-School Support Services

Child Care Costs

Internet Safety

Youth Services Funding

Written Answers Nos. 584-604

Child and Family Agency Reports

Early Childhood Care and Education

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Departmental Contracts Data

Domestic Violence Services Funding

Early Childhood Care and Education

Combatting Cyberbullying

Foster Care

Affordable Childcare Scheme

Foster Care

Child Care Services Staff

Domestic Violence

Early Childhood Care and Education Data

Early Childhood Care and Education

Early Childhood Care and Education

Affordable Childcare Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 605 - 629

Departmental Funding

Departmental Budgets

Departmental Staff

Children in Care

Child Abuse

Children in Care

Child and Family Agency

Child and Family Agency Funding

Child Care Legislation

Child and Family Agency Services

Counselling Services Provision

Preschool Services

Foireann Roinne

Departmental Funding

Vacancies on State Boards

Appointments to State Boards Data

Departmental Funding

Ministerial Communications

Departmental Bodies Data

Departmental Contracts Data

Foireann Roinne

Written Answers Nos. 630 - 652

Money Advice and Budgeting Service Administration

EU Agreements

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Fuel Allowance Eligibility

JobPath Programme

Appointments to State Boards Data

Disability Allowance Payments

Community Employment Schemes Administration

Appointments to State Boards Data

JobPath Programme

Pension Provisions

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Personal Public Service Numbers

Ministerial Communications

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Maternity Benefit Administration

Departmental Bodies Data

Disability Allowance Payments

Job Initiatives

Written Answers Nos. 653-676

Exceptional Needs Payment Data

JobPath Implementation

Fuel Allowance Applications

Carer's Allowance Payments

Citizens Information Services Provision

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

JobPath Implementation

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Departmental Contracts Data

Education and Training Boards

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Disability Allowance Applications

Data Protection

Public Services Card Data

Carer's Allowance Applications

Departmental Communications

Public Services Card

JobPath Implementation

Public Services Card

Public Services Card

Written Answers Nos. 677-700

State Pension (Non-Contributory) Appeals

Foireann Roinne

Mortgage Lending

Wind Energy Guidelines

Traveller Accommodation

Local Authority Funding

Local Authority Boundaries

Appointments to State Boards Data

Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund

Water Services Funding

Water Services Funding

Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Voluntary Housing Sector

Voluntary Housing Sector

Homelessness Strategy

Ministerial Communications

Departmental Bodies Data

Emergency Accommodation Provision

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Written Answers Nos. 701-724

Homeless Persons Data

Rural Resettlement Scheme

Rental Accommodation Scheme Data

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Wind Energy Guidelines

County Development Plans

County Development Plans

County Development Plans

Local Authority Housing Mortgages

Planning Issues

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Local Authority Housing Data

Vacant Properties

Motor Tax Yield

Local Government Fund

Departmental Contracts Data

Written Answers Nos. 725-745

Ministerial Advisers Data

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing Funding

School Services Staff

Commencement of Legislation

Foireann Roinne

Defence Forces Remuneration

Commemorative Medals

Air Corps Equipment

Appointments to State Boards Data

Ministerial Communications

Departmental Bodies Data

Ministerial Meetings

Emergency Planning

Defence Forces Remuneration

Defence Forces Personnel Data

Departmental Contracts Data

Foireann Roinne


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