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Thursday, 1 April 2021

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Prime Time Investigates Programme on Department of Health: Statements (Continued)

Without rehashing what has been already said, I wish to make the point that the actions of the Department of Health in compiling dossiers and information about children with disabilities was vile a...More Button

The Minister of State, Deputy Rabbitte, said that she was not aware of this practice. I would like clarification as to whether the Minister for Health, Deputy Donnelly, was made aware of this pr...More Button

It would be quite proper for that to happen.More Button

It is fair to say that the one thing we can know for sure about this issue is that, by the end of the process, there will not be a single civil servant made accountable for his or her actions in ...More Button

As I want to give the Minister of State time to answer, I will ask just one more question. There is a great deal of talk about working out when we can engage with the families. Will she ensure ...More Button

Project Ireland 2040: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I also thank the Rural Independent Group for bringing this motion before the Dáil. It is opportune that it was tabled for this week because we are talking about the NDP in the context of the motio...More Button

The Government's big idea seems to be that people who are working in urban areas will be able to do so in rural areas. That is fine and welcome and it is something that probably should have happ...More Button

The level of delay and procrastination that come with the most simple projects, such as road development, the lack of vision in rail development and the plans being discussed for broadband facili...More Button

Rural communities need to see a Government that will support family farmers, as has been said, in the face of the challenges ahead, as opposed to the continuation of the existing policies outline...More Button

We need to move beyond the partitionist mindset that is crystallised in the so called national development plan and in the document that was launched this week. We cannot look at the redevelopme...More Button

Driver Licences

Asked the Minister for Transport: the status of the proposed legislation giving asylum seekers the right to apply for an Irish driver licence, as promised in the White Paper on direct provision; if the legislation is on track to be...More Button

Direct Provision System

Asked the Minister for Justice: if the necessary steps have been made to ensure that EU Directive 2014/92 has been respected by the end of the first quarter of 2021 as outlined in the White Paper on Direct Provision; if asylum se...More Button

Asylum Seekers

Asked the Minister for Justice: if her attention has been drawn to the fact that asylum seekers are facing difficulties ascertaining employment due to suspicions surrounding the legitimacy of their work permits; if she plans to i...More Button

Child Protection

Asked the Minister for Health: the cost associated with the practice of his Department of collating and maintaining dossiers of sensitive information on children with autism who were involved in legal actions against the State i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to ensure that all families affected by the practice of his Department of collating and maintaining dossiers of sensitive information on children with autism who were involved in legal ac...More Button

Organic Farming

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of hectares under organic production by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the percentage of farmland and number of hectares he is targeting for organic production by 2030; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Organic Farming Scheme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of participants in the organic farming scheme by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the average amount received by participant in the organic farming scheme by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Agriculture Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of applications received for compensation as a result of avian influenza from 2020 to date in tabular form; the number of successful applications; the number of successful applicants tha...More Button

Beekeeping Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the regulations governing the importation of non-native bees; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the threat posed to native bees as a result of the importation of non-native bees; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Afforestation Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the incentives that are planned to re-engage farmers with forestry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Forestry Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the action he plans to take to reform the forestry licensing system and to address the manner in which it discriminates against farmers unable to complete their own NIS; and if he will make a state...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if the role of project manager of project woodland is a full-time position; the number of hours allocated to this role per week; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button