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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 1000 No. 7
Unrevised

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Prelude

Statement by An Taoiseach

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

Protection of Children (Online Pornographic Material) Bill 2020: First Stage

Organisation of Working Time (Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2020: First Stage

Road Traffic (All-Terrain Vehicle and Scrambler Motorcycle) (Amendment) Bill 2020: First Stage

Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund Regulations 2020: Motion

Appointment of Chairperson of Standards in Public Office Commission: Motion

Appointment of Ordinary Member of Standards in Public Office Commission: Motion

Finance Bill 2020: Motion

Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill 2017: Restoration to Order Paper

Ceisteanna - Questions

Data Protection

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Cabinet Committees

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Military Honours

Defence Forces Remuneration

Search and Rescue Service Provision

Defence Forces Representative Organisations

European Defence Capabilities

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Defence Forces Strength

Defence Forces Remuneration

Departmental Funding

Search and Rescue Service Provision

Defence Forces

Naval Service

Estimates for Public Services 2020: Message from Select Committee

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

Scrambler Motorbikes and Quad Bikes: Motion [Private Members]

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate

Housing Provision

Wastewater Treatment

Heritage Sites

Greenways Provision

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed)

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Public Sector Pay

Lobbying Regulation

Departmental Offices

National Development Plan

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Flood Relief Schemes

Covid-19 Pandemic

National Monuments

Flood Relief Schemes

Budget Process

Flood Prevention Measures

Legislative Programme

Public Sector Pay

Written Answers Nos. 1-51

Defence Forces Representative Organisations

Written Answers Nos. 52-73

Overseas Missions

Departmental Expenditure

Defence Forces Recruitment

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces

Defence Forces Personnel

Naval Service

Budget 2021

Departmental Bodies

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Data

Defence Forces Medical Services

Air Ambulance Service

Departmental Bodies

Defence Forces Reserve

Written Answers Nos. 74-95

Cybersecurity Policy

Defence Forces Representative Organisations

Naval Service

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Personnel

Permanent Structured Co-operation

Defence Forces Equipment

Brexit Preparations

Written Answers Nos. 96-117

EU Funding

Public Expenditure Policy

Departmental Expenditure

Capital Expenditure Programme

Office of Public Works

Public Sector Pay

Departmental Strategy Statements

State Properties

Public Expenditure Policy

Flood Relief Schemes

Office of Public Works

Public Sector Pay

EU Funding

Public Sector Pensions

Written Answers Nos. 118-139

EU Directives

Flood Relief Schemes

Coastal Erosion

Flood Relief Schemes

Office of Public Works

Decentralisation Programme

Office of Public Works

Office of Public Works

Flood Relief Schemes

Pension Provisions

Office of Public Works

Public Sector Reform Review

Employment Rights

National Development Plan

Criminal Assets Bureau

Public Expenditure Policy

Public Expenditure Policy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Departmental Functions

Public Sector Pay

Written Answers Nos. 140-159

Shared Island Unit

Economic Policy

Budget 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic

Climate Action Plan

Departmental Offices

Office of the Attorney General

Official Travel

US Presidential Election

Departmental Strategy Statements

Data Protection

Departmental Budgets

Wage-setting Mechanisms

Legislative Measures

Covid-19 Pandemic

Budget 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Written Answers Nos. 160-179

Enterprise Support Services

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Domestic Violence Services

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Retail Sector

Data Centres

Trade Missions

Departmental Budgets

Enterprise Support Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Electricity Generation

Waste Management

Domestic Violence Services

Energy Policy

Climate Change Policy

Post Office Network

National Broadband Plan

Postal Services

Written Answers Nos. 180-199

Better Energy Homes Scheme

National Broadband Plan

Environmental Policy

Broadband Service Charges

National Broadband Plan

Departmental Budgets

Communications Market Regulation

Energy Efficiency

Driver Test

Driver Licences

Greenways Provision

Driver Test

Road Projects

Search and Rescue Service Provision

Driver Test

Driver Test

Covid-19 Pandemic

Air Accident Investigations

Driver Licences

Driver Licences

Written Answers Nos. 200-219

Aviation Policy

Local Authority Funding

Taxi Regulations

Driver Licences

Railway Stations

Budget 2021

Road Signage

Bus Services

Light Rail Projects

Greenways Provision

Bus Services

Bus Services

Driver Test

Driver Test

Taxi Regulations

Light Rail Projects

Covid-19 Tests

Driver Test

Written Answers Nos. 220-239

Covid-19 Pandemic

Greenways Provision

Greenways Provision

Airport Policy

Road Safety Authority

Rail Network

Driver Test

Road Projects

Bus Services

Driver Test

Road Projects

Driver Test

Shannon Airport Facilities

Brexit Issues

Road Tolls

Motor Tax

Driver Test

Electric Vehicles

Departmental Budgets

Road Projects

Written Answers Nos. 240-260

Bus Services

Departmental Bodies

Irish Aviation Authority

Light Rail Projects

Road Safety Authority

Bus Services

Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Road Network

National Development Plan

Road Tolls

Vehicle Registration Tax

Mortgage Lending

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Tax Reliefs

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

Budget 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mortgage Lending

Written Answers Nos. 261-279

Tax Reliefs

Budget 2021

Banking Sector

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Mortgage Lending

Mortgage Lending

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Pension Provisions

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Mortgage Lending

Budget 2021

Written Answers Nos. 280-299

Departmental Budgets

Tax Credits

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Banking Sector

Banking Sector

EU Budgets

Vehicle Registration Tax

Insurance Costs

Motor Insurance

Departmental Contracts

EU Funding

Data Protection Commissioner

Budget 2021

Office of Government Procurement

Pension Provisions

Written Answers Nos. 300-319

Public Procurement Contracts

Flood Relief Schemes

Brexit Issues

Office of Public Works

Flood Prevention Measures

Departmental Budgets

EU Funding

Covid-19 Paindéim

Departmental Strategies

Departmental Priorities

Public Sector Reform Review

Public Expenditure Policy

Public Sector Staff

Written Answers Nos. 320-338

Banking Sector Data

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Broadcasting Sector

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Sport Ireland

Ministerial Meetings

Covid-19 Pandemic

Sports Capital Programme

Budget 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic

Broadcasting Sector

Census of Population

Departmental Bodies

Written Answers Nos. 339-358

Heritage Sites

Departmental Budgets

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fáilte Ireland

Covid-19 Pandemic

Legislative Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Mortgage to Rent Scheme

Rights of Way

Budget 2021

Lease Agreements

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Local Government Fund

Social and Affordable Housing

Written Answers Nos. 359-378

Social and Affordable Housing

Housing Policy

Commercial Rates

Fire Safety

Legislative Programme

Vacant Properties

Commercial Rates

Building Regulations

Sporting Rights

Private Rented Accommodation

Local Authority Funding

Rental Accommodation Scheme

Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Planning Guidelines

Thatching Grants

Homeless Accommodation

Written Answers Nos. 379-398

Shared Ownership Scheme

Local Authority Functions

Regeneration Projects

Planning Guidelines

Pyrite Remediation Programme

Defective Building Materials

Local Authority Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Land Development Agency

Departmental Budgets

Covid-19 Pandemic

Housing for People with Disabilities

Housing for People with Disabilities

National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability

Housing for People with Disabilities

Local Authority Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Written Answers Nos. 399-418

Residential Tenancies Board

Local Authority Funding

Legislative Programme

Wastewater Treatment

An Bord Pleanála

Homeless Accommodation

Maritime Jurisdiction

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

EU Bodies

Budget 2021

Shared Island Unit

Foreign Conflicts

Departmental Budgets

Foreign Conflicts

Foreign Conflicts

Written Answers Nos. 419-441

Budget 2021

Departmental Policy Functions

Defence Forces Recruitment

Departmental Expenditure

Defence Forces Personnel

Departmental Properties

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Representative Organisations

Budget 2021

Defence Forces Properties

Departmental Budgets

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Strength

Defence Forces Equipment

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Deployment

Air Corps

Defence Forces Training

Written Answers Nos. 442-462

Air Corps

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Equipment

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Equipment

Military Aircraft

Air Corps

School Transport

State Examinations

State Examinations

Budget 2021

State Examinations

DEIS Scheme

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

School Catchment Areas

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Transport

Schools Building Projects

Written Answers Nos. 463-482

Schools Building Projects

School Enrolments

European Court of Justice Rulings

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Curriculum

DEIS Scheme

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Inspections

School Enrolments

Special Educational Needs

Budget 2021

Schools Building Projects

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Enrolments

Schools Building Projects

Written Answers Nos. 483-502

Schools Site Acquisitions

Schools Building Projects

School Transport

Covid-19 Pandemic

Schools Site Acquisitions

School Accommodation

Schools Building Projects

School Accommodation

School Enrolments

School Enrolments

School Transport

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

State Examinations

School Accommodation

Schools Building Projects

Written Answers Nos. 503-522

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Covid-19 Pandemic

Legislative Measures

School Transport

School Transport

Residential Institutions Statutory Fund

Residential Institutions Statutory Fund

Residential Institutions Statutory Fund

Interdepartmental Committees

Child Abuse

School Enrolments

School Closures

School Accommodation

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Residential Institutions Statutory Fund

School Transport

School Transport

Written Answers Nos. 523-542

School Staff

Teacher Training

Departmental Staff

Home Tuition Scheme

School Staff

School Accommodation

School Staff

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

School Transport

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Covid-19 Pandemic

Departmental Budgets

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Written Answers Nos. 543-562

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Personal Public Service Numbers

European Court of Human Rights

Online Safety

School Accommodation

Health Promotion

Covid-19 Pandemic

State Examinations

Legislative Programme

Personal Public Service Numbers

Domestic Violence Services

Personal Public Service Numbers

Fuel Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Personal Public Service Numbers

Personal Public Service Numbers

Written Answers Nos. 563-582

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Personal Public Service Numbers

Disability Allowance

Data Protection

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Living Alone Allowance

Budget 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

State Pension (Contributory)

Carer's Allowance

State Pension (Contributory)

Carer's Allowance

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Personal Public Service Numbers

Written Answers Nos. 583-602

Community Employment Schemes

Free Travel Scheme

Invalidity Pension

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Community Employment Schemes

Departmental Budgets

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Departmental Bodies

Social Welfare Appeals

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic

Budget 2021

Direct Provision System

City and County Child Care Committees

Gender Equality

Direct Provision System

Written Answers Nos. 603-622

EU Directives

Early Years Sector

Early Years Sector

Budget 2021

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Proposed Legislation

Youth Services

Child and Family Agency

Budget 2021

Child and Family Agency

Domestic Violence

Child Protection

Child Protection

Parental Leave

Covid-19 Pandemic

Departmental Funding

Departmental Funding

Childcare Services

Departmental Consultations

Written Answers Nos. 623-642

Equality Issues

Legislative Programme

Budget 2021

Youth Services

Departmental Budgets

Asylum Seekers

Parental Leave

Asylum Seekers

Youth Services

Domestic Violence

Student Universal Support Ireland

Medical Research and Training

Budget 2021

Student Support Schemes

Budget 2021

Education Schemes

Written Answers Nos. 643-662

Departmental Budgets

Student Universal Support Ireland

Student Accommodation

Apprenticeship Programmes

Covid-19 Pandemic

International Protection

Domestic Violence Services

Prison Investigations

Court Accommodation

Property Management Companies

Naturalisation Applications

Deportation Orders

Crime Data

Domestic Violence

Garda Stations

Coroners Service

Domestic Violence

Written Answers Nos. 663-682

Prison Investigations

Garda National Immigration Bureau

Garda Strength

Gambling Sector

Inquiry into the Death of Mr. Shane O'Farrell

Legislative Programme

Garda Recruitment

Immigration Policy

Residency Permits

Legislative Measures

Brexit Preparations

Private Security Authority

Private Security Authority

Departmental Budgets

Naturalisation Applications

Garda Deployment

Written Answers Nos. 683-702

Drug Treatment Programmes

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Staff

Speech and Language Therapy

Health Promotion

Budget 2021

General Medical Services Scheme

Health Services

Health Services

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospice Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Services

Medicinal Products

Covid-19 Pandemic

Medicinal Products

Written Answers Nos. 703-722

Health Services

Dental Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

General Practitioner Services

Vaccination Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Nursing Staff

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Commencement of Legislation

Covid-19 Pandemic

Maternity Services

Charities Regulation

Written Answers Nos. 723-741

Covid-19 Tests

Health Services

Covid-19 Tests

Nursing Staff

Primary Care Centres

HSE Complaints Procedures

Health Services Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Long-Term Illness Scheme

Dental Services

Medical Cards

Ambulance Service

Occupational Therapy

Speech and Language Therapy

Care Services

Maternity Services

Hospital Services

Written Answers Nos. 742-761

Medical Aids and Appliances

Maternity Services

Care Services

Primary Care Centres

Primary Care Centres

Speech and Language Therapy

Community Care

Hospital Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Hospital Data

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 762-781

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Respite Care Services

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Occupational Therapy

HSE National Service Plan

Healthcare Policy

Respite Care Services

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Nursing Home Accommodation

Health Services Reports

Occupational Therapy

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Written Answers Nos. 782-801

HSE Data

Ambulance Service

Hospital Data

Home Care Packages

Hospital Data

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Departmental Projects

Hospital Data

Health Services Provision

National Children's Hospital

National Maternity Hospital

Primary Care Centres

Health Services Reform

Written Answers Nos. 802-821

Hospital Data

Covid-19 Pandemic

HSE Funding

Nursing Staff

General Practitioner Services

General Practitioner Services

Health Services Reform

Health Services Access

Mental Health Services

Health Insurance

Tobacco Control Measures

Assisted Human Reproduction

Legislative Programme

Legislative Programme

Legislative Programme

Legislative Programme

Legislative Programme

Legislative Programme

Proposed Legislation

Proposed Legislation

Written Answers Nos. 822-841

Proposed Legislation

Proposed Legislation

Health Services

Covid-19 Tests

Departmental Budgets

Covid-19 Tests

Nursing Staff

Disability Services Data

Covid-19 Pandemic

HSE National Service Plan

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Primary Care Centres

Abortion Services Provision

Abortion Services Provision

Primary Medical Certificates

Covid-19 Tests

Written Answers Nos. 842-861

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Funding

Hospice Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Vaccination Programme

Dental Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

General Practitioner Services

General Practitioner Services

Hospital Data

Covid-19 Tests

Health Services Staff

Covid-19 Pandemic

Health Services Provision

Health Services Provision

Education Policy

Written Answers Nos. 862-881

Mental Health Services

Medical Cards

Vaccination Programme

Disability Services Provision

Disability Services Provision

Mental Health Services

Greyhound Industry

Basic Payment Scheme

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme

GLAS Issues

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme

Sheep Welfare Scheme

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Organic Farming Scheme

Afforestation Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Departmental Staff

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 882-901

Covid-19 Pandemic

Animal Diseases

Seafood Sector

Harbours and Piers

Fishing Industry

Agriculture Schemes

Domestic Pets

Co-operative Sector

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fur Farming

Fur Farming

Fur Farming

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Departmental Budgets

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 902-921

Covid-19 Pandemic

Forestry Grants

Harbours and Piers

Fishing Industry

GLAS Issues

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Environmental Schemes

Fishing Industry

LEADER Programmes

Community Development Initiatives

Community Services Programme

LEADER Programmes

CLÁR Programme

LEADER Programmes

Departmental Budgets

LEADER Programmes

Local Development Companies


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