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Wednesday, 3 March 2021

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Reopening Schools and Leaving Certificate Examinations: Statements (Continued)

I welcome the Minister's increased supports for urban primary DEIS programme schools that are catering for our young people experiencing the highest level of educational disadvantage. The addition...More Button

I know the Minister has been a great advocate for the DEIS model. I understand there is a review under way into the criteria for accessing the DEIS model. It is a long-overdue review and I hope...More Button

The Minister is also aware of the fast-tracking of the decarbonisation in the midlands. I am keen that we could look at affording DEIS status to the primary schools in Clontuskert and Lanesborou...More Button

Planning Guidelines

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if he will consider replacing a previous condition in the planning regulations which was removed to allow homeowners to rebuild fire-damaged homes to the same specification without recourse to plan...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: when he plans to resume the school immunisation programme in particular the HPV vaccine which is best administered to persons before they are 15 years of age.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if provision will be made to allow children and others who missed the HPV vaccination to opt-in for vaccination when the scheme returns to schools given that large numbers of young children have mi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if the school vaccination teams now administering vaccines in nursing homes will cause a delay in the resuming of the school vaccinations once schools reopen.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if those students who have not yet received their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine due to school closures in March 2020 and were unable to attend the summer catch-up clinics will be prioritised ...More Button