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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 997 No. 6
Unrevised

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Prelude

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

Report of Committee on Standing Orders and Dáil Reform on Amendments to Standing Orders relating to Committees: Motion

Appointment of Chair to Working Group of Committee Chairmen: Motion

Ceisteanna - Questions

British-Irish Co-operation

Cabinet Committees

Cabinet Committees

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2020: Order for Second Stage

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2020: Second Stage

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed)

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Pensions Reform

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Social Welfare Rates

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Fuel Poverty

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Community Employment Schemes

Rental Sector

Free Travel Scheme

Public Services Card

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Social Welfare Benefits

Community Safety and Fireworks: Motion [Private Members]

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate

Departmental Information

Covid-19 Tests

Drug Treatment Programmes

Telecommunications Services

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed)

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Electricity Generation

National Broadband Plan

North-South Interconnector

Renewable Energy Generation

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

National Broadband Plan

North-South Interconnector

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Just Transition Commissioner

Climate Action Plan

National Broadband Plan

Written Answers Nos. 1-22

Written Answers Nos. 23-44

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Community Employment Schemes

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Exceptional Needs Payment

State Pensions

Social Welfare Benefits

State Pension (Contributory)

Social Welfare Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 45-67

Community Employment Schemes

Public Services Card

Back to Education Allowance

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Poverty Data

Employment Support Services

JobPath Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Community Employment Schemes

Departmental Staff

Carer's Benefit

Community Employment Schemes

Written Answers Nos. 68-88

Climate Change Policy

National Broadband Plan

Energy Efficiency

Climate Change Policy

Climate Change Policy

National Broadband Plan

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Telecommunications Services

Climate Change Policy

National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Plan

Telecommunications Services

Mining Industry

North-South Interconnector

Climate Change Policy

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Written Answers Nos. 89-109

National Broadband Plan

Proposed Legislation

National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Plan

Electricity Supply Board

Electric Vehicles

National Broadband Plan

Waste Management

Energy Efficiency

Climate Change Policy

National Broadband Plan

Employment Data

Employment Data

Small and Medium Enterprises

Small and Medium Enterprises

Live Register

Written Answers Nos. 110-129

Covid-19 Paindéim

Seanad Reform

Departmental Communications

IDA Ireland

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

State Bodies

Company Data

Company Liquidations

Work Permits

Work Permits

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Ministerial Meetings

Regional Aid

Local Authority Funding

IDA Ireland

InterTradeIreland

Enterprise Ireland

Departmental Budgets

Company Liquidations

Written Answers Nos. 130-151

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Work Permits

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Ministerial Meetings

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health and Safety Authority

Work Permits

Work Permits

National Broadband Plan

Renewable Energy Generation

Waste Management

Craoltóirí Seirbhíse Poiblí

Warmer Homes Scheme

Departmental Correspondence

Waste Management

Telecommunications Services

Telecommunications Services

National Broadband Plan

Written Answers Nos. 152-182

State Bodies

Warmer Homes Scheme

Waste Management

Telecommunications Services

Fuel Poverty

Environmental Policy

National Broadband Plan

Renewable Energy Generation

Waste Management

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Energy Policy

Air Pollution

Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Scheme

Renewable Energy Generation

National Broadband Plan

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Climate Change Policy

Renewable Energy Generation

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Written Answers Nos. 183-198

Environmental Policy

National Broadband Plan

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Public Transport

National Broadband Plan

Public Transport

Cycling Policy

Cycling Policy

Road Network

National Vehicle and Driver File

Road Traffic Accidents

Motor Tax

Driver Test

Road Projects

Written Answers Nos. 199-219

Road Safety

Public Transport

Cycling Policy

Travel Trade Sector

Railway Stations

Motor Tax

Rail Network

Railway Stations

Cycling Policy

Driver Test

Taxi Data

Bus Services

Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Road Safety Authority

Departmental Funding

Written Answers Nos. 220-238

Cycling Policy

Taxi Regulations

Electric Vehicles

Road Projects

Tax Collection

Value Added Tax

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Free Travel Scheme

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Tax Incentives

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Bank Charges

Tax Data

Tax Collection

Written Answers Nos. 239-258

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Tax Credits

Tax Yield

Tax Yield

Job Creation

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Tax Yield

Tax Yield

Tax Data

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Tax Reliefs

National Debt

Exchequer Returns

Tax Yield

Tax Collection

Tax Yield

Household Debt

Written Answers Nos. 259-278

Motor Insurance Data

Tax Data

Tax Yield

Property Tax

Irish Stock Exchange

Irish Stock Exchange

Universal Social Charge

Universal Social Charge

Tax Code

Tax Code

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Workplace Safety

Covid-19 Pandemic

Public Appointments Service

Public Sector Staff

Public Sector Staff

Written Answers Nos. 279-298

Programme for Government

Public Sector Pay

Public Sector Pay

Flood Prevention Measures

Public Sector Pensions

Public Sector Staff

Workplace Relations Commission

National Lottery

Freedom of Information

Office of Public Works

Garda Stations

Covid-19 Pandemic

Tourism Policy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 299-318

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Ministerial Briefing

Sports Capital Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Arts Funding

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Written Answers Nos. 319-338

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Heritage Schemes

Commercial Rates

Planning Issues

Heritage Projects

Heritage Projects

Rent Supplement Scheme

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Grant Payments

Hare Coursing

Local Authority Housing

Building Regulations

Mica Redress Scheme

Housing Assistance Payment

Planning Issues

Capital Assistance Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 339-358

Flood Prevention Measures

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Environmental Policy

Environmental Impact Assessments

Housing Assistance Payment

Home Loan Scheme

Housing Policy

Departmental Reviews

Departmental Reviews

Electoral Commission

Electoral Commission

Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla

Defective Building Materials

Vacant Properties

Vacant Properties

Property Registration Authority

Local Authority Funding

Local Authority Funding

Legislative Reviews

Written Answers Nos. 359-378

Local Authority Staff

Waste Management

Social and Affordable Housing

Housing Assistance Payment

Housing Policy

Housing Provision

Disaster Response

Foreign Conflicts

Foreign Birth Registration

Human Rights

Military Aircraft

Disaster Response

Disaster Response

Disaster Response

Human Rights

Diaspora Issues

Defence Forces Review

Defence Forces Recruitment

Written Answers Nos. 379-398

Defence Forces Investigations

Naval Service

Naval Service

Defence Forces Remuneration

Defence Forces Veterans

Defence Forces Personnel

Civil Defence

Army Barracks

Special Educational Needs

State Examinations

School Transport

State Examinations

School Transport

State Examinations

Schools Building Projects

School Transport

State Examinations

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 399-418

State Examinations

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

School Curriculum

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

State Examinations

State Examinations

Special Educational Needs

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Special Educational Needs

State Examinations

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 419-437

School Textbooks

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

State Examinations

State Examinations

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

Special Educational Needs

Schools Site Acquisitions

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 438-457

School Curriculum

School Accommodation

School Transport

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

School Transport

School Staff

Schools Building Projects

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 458-477

School Transport

State Examinations

School Staff

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

School Accommodation

Schools Amalgamation

School Transport

Scrúduithe Stáit

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

National Monuments

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 478-497

School Transport

Home Schooling

State Examinations

School Staff

State Examinations

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

School Staff

Special Educational Needs Staff

Public Sector Pensions

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Employment Rights

Social Insurance

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Written Answers Nos. 498-517

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Covid-19 Pandemic

Carer's Benefit

Community Employment Schemes

Social Welfare Schemes

JobPath Programme

Social Welfare Benefits

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

State Pension (Contributory)

Carer's Allowance

One-Parent Family Payment

State Pension (Contributory)

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme

Social Welfare Benefits

Aer Lingus

Written Answers Nos. 518-539

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Carer's Benefit

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Free Travel Scheme

Redundancy Payments

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Probate Applications

Social Welfare Code

Exceptional Needs Payment

Departmental Reviews

Community Employment Schemes

Fuel Allowance

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Social Welfare Appeals

Invalidity Pension

Carer's Allowance

Personal Public Service Numbers

Social Welfare Eligibility

Social Welfare Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 540-560

Social Welfare Eligibility

Departmental Communications

Social Welfare Appeals

Social Welfare Eligibility

Carer's Allowance

Jobseeker's Payments

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

State Pensions

Disability Allowance

State Pensions

Invalidity Pension

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Social Welfare Benefits

Social Welfare Benefits

Social Welfare Appeals

Social Welfare Application Forms

Community Employment Schemes

Pension Provisions

Written Answers Nos. 561-581

Redundancy Payments

Tax Yield

Tax Yield

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Youth Unemployment

Pension Provisions

Pension Provisions

Carer's Allowance

Childcare Services

Childcare Services

Written Answers Nos. 582-601

Children in Care

Children in Care

Children in Care

Education Schemes

Covid-19 Pandemic

Childcare Services

Childcare Services

Child and Family Agency

Disability Services Provision

National Archives

National Childcare Scheme

Childcare Services

Childcare Services

National Childcare Scheme

National Childcare Scheme

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Early Childhood Care and Education

Third Level Admissions

Student Grant Scheme

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 602-621

Student Support Schemes

State Examinations

Further and Higher Education

Further and Higher Education

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

State Examinations

Third Level Admissions

State Examinations

State Examinations

Student Support Schemes

State Examinations

Further and Higher Education

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Further and Higher Education

Scientific Research

Written Answers Nos. 622-641

Student Support Schemes

Apprenticeship Programmes

Third Level Fees

Third Level Fees

Road Traffic Accidents

Asylum Applications

Immigration Data

Immigration Data

Immigration Policy

Immigration Policy

Immigration Policy

Immigration Status

Fire Safety

Road Traffic Offences

Immigration Policy

Peace Commissioners

Probate Applications

Prison Accommodation

Departmental Budgets

Written Answers Nos. 642-661

Garda Training

Garda National Immigration Bureau

Court Orders

Garda Data

Garda Data

Crime Data

Garda Deployment

Labour Market

Domestic Violence Refuges Provision

Immigration Status

Deportation Orders

Legislative Programme

Garda Resources

Written Answers Nos. 662-681

Work Permits

Visa Applications

Deportation Orders

Immigration Status

Immigration Data

Immigration Data

Visa Applications

Visa Applications

Legislative Reviews

Residency Permits

Visa Applications

Naturalisation Certificates

Citizenship Applications

Anti-Social Behaviour

Deportation Orders

Tax Code

Health and Safety Inspections

Written Answers Nos. 682-701

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Charges

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Dental Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Screening Programmes

Covid-19 Tests

Occupational Therapy

Hospital Appointments Status

Nursing Staff

Medicinal Products

Mental Health Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Stroke Care

Autism Support Services

Paediatric Services

Home Care Packages

Health Services Staff

Written Answers Nos. 702-721

HSE Waiting Lists

Hospital Expenditure

Medical Cards

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Pandemic

Medicinal Products

Maternity Services

HSE Funding

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Medicinal Products

Health Services Provision

Dental Services

Medical Cards

Hospital Appointments Status

Disability Support Services

Health Services Expenditure

Health Services Expenditure

Drug Treatment Programmes

Written Answers Nos. 722-741

Primary Care Centres

Health Services Staff

Medical Cards

Care Services

Disability Support Services

Special Educational Needs Staff

Respite Care Services

Care of the Elderly

Ambulance Service

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Appointments Status

Covid-19 Pandemic

General Practitioner Services

Health Services Staff

Care of the Elderly

Suicide Incidence

Written Answers Nos. 742-761

Maternity Services

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Prescriptions Charges

Covid-19 Pandemic

Dental Services

Written Answers Nos. 762-781

Dental Services

HSE Regional Service Plans

Hospital Funding

Hospital Funding

Medical Cards

Covid-19 Pandemic

Drug Treatment Programmes

Covid-19 Pandemic

Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme

Health Services Staff

Covid-19 Pandemic

Diabetes Strategy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Waiting Lists

Mental Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services

Written Answers Nos. 782-801

Primary Care Centres

Primary Care Centres

Covid-19 Tests

Mental Health Services

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Expenditure

Disability Support Services

Mental Health Services

Hospital Data

Covid-19 Tests

Hospital Services

Departmental Reports

Covid-19 Tests

Proposed Legislation

Primary Care Centres

Covid-19 Tests

Vaccination Programme

Written Answers Nos. 802-821

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Staff

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Hospital Funding

Health Services

Speech and Language Therapy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services

Ambulance Service

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 822-841

Hospital Charges

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Drugs Payment Scheme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Services

Medical Cards

Nursing Home Accommodation

Health Services

Prescriptions Charges

Drugs Payment Scheme

Emergency Departments

Dental Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Facilities

Addiction Treatment Services

Written Answers Nos. 842-861

General Practitioner Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Appointments Status

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Addiction Treatment Services

Hospital Staff

Ambulance Service

Addiction Treatment Services

Addiction Treatment Services

Written Answers Nos. 862-881

Agriculture Industry

Felling Licences

Tuberculosis Eradication Programme

Coillte Teoranta

Forestry Sector

Basic Payment Scheme

GLAS Issues

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Agriculture Scheme Applications

Animal Diseases

Agriculture Industry

Agrifood Sector

Written Answers Nos. 882-901

Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements

Food Marketing Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Forestry Sector

Farm Retirement Scheme

Agriculture Scheme Data

Inshore Fisheries

Inshore Fisheries

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Forestry Sector

Animal Welfare

CLÁR Programme

CLÁR Programme

Written Answers Nos. 902-913

National Broadband Plan

Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas

Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas

Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas

Rural Development Plan

Rural Development Plan

Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Island Communities

LEADER Programmes

LEADER Programmes

Dormant Accounts Fund


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