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Wednesday, 29 July 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the reason for the year 2018 being selected as the basis for calculation for the pandemic payment rate despite PAYE employees rates calculated over two timeframes and the higher value being taken i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she will address the issue of a cut to the pandemic unemployment payment for a self-employed person (details supplied) who was of the view that the 2018 returns would result in a full payment; a...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: if supports for travel agencies will be provided as part of the July stimulus package; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if a financial support mechanism will be provided for the bus and coach sector struggling to reopen due to the reduction in tourist numbers; the other supports that will be made available for the s...More Button

Sustainable Development Goals

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the way in which the commitment of Ireland to the sustainable development goals will be reflected in the Strategy and Work Plan 2020 – 2025; the way in which progress towards achieving the goals wi...More Button

Telecommunications Services

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the reason for intermittent access to broadband on the main street of Greystones (details supplied); when the issue will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Metropolitan Area Networks Programme

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: if he will provide the full text of his request to the Commission for the Communications Regulation on 13 February 2019 requesting a review of State fibre, the MANs and the eNet concessions; if he ...More Button

Equality Proofing of Budgets

Asked the Minister for Finance: the way in which the commitment to gender and equality proofing will be reflected in the October financial strategy and budget 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the way in which the public sector equality and human rights duty will be reflected in the October financial strategy and budget 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Diseases

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: when the study on the prevalence of rabbit haemorrhagic disease, RHD2, in hares will be commenced; the scope of the research carried out; when she anticipates that results will be made available; a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the advice received from the National Parks and Wildlife Service in relation to the prevalence of RHD2 in rabbits and hares; if specific recommendations were made in relation to the licencing of ca...More Button

Forestry Management

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his plans to expand the criteria to protect more trees on private and public land; if he will issue a national directive to oblige counties to develop a tree management strategy; his further plans ...More Button

Human Rights

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the representations made by Ireland calling for an end to state-sponsored oppression and persecution of Baháí citizens in Iran; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Transport

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when the school bus routes for County Wicklow schools will be finalised in order that parents can start the application process for concessionary tickets; if his attention has been drawn to the lev...More Button

School Enrolments

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if details of the academic year 2019/2020 class sizes are available; if not, the timeline for when they will be made available; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Schools Building Projects

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 462 of 7 July 2020, if information is now available with regard to the impact of Covid-19 on the school building programme; the extent to which the programme w...More Button

School Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of special units requested for County Wicklow in each of the past five years; the details of the schools that made these requests; the locations in which these units have been approved i...More Button

Childcare Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if crèches are obliged to refund fees paid by parents for the two weeks during which there was no service since 17 March 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: when the Crowe report will be published and made available; the reason for the delay in publication to date despite the fact that it has been cited as a document that will inform decisions made reg...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if a costings process has been carried out on the provision of State-funded insurance for the childcare sector; if his Department has carried out a risk analysis; if so, the findings of same; and i...More Button

Direct Provision System

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if her attention has been drawn to the fact that LocalLink has refused a request to marginally alter its bus route to include direct provision residents in a centre (details supplied); if her Depar...More Button