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Wednesday, 3 March 2021

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Housing Shared Equity Loan Scheme: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

After a decade of housing policy that effectively abandoned affordable home ownership, a new Minister in a new Government is publishing legislation that introduces cost rental for the first time, r...More Button

I can understand why Opposition parties are trying to find things to oppose; after all, they supported many of those proposals with Fianna Fáil when we were in opposition. They are focusing toda...More Button

Many people speaking today will also reference a scheme in England with similar characteristics to the shared equity loan scheme. People will compare the two schemes and make the assumption that...More Button

It has also been cited that the Economic and Social Research Institute, ESRI, is opposing this scheme but we should put on the record what was stated by the ESRI. It stated that the scheme will ...More Button

The ESRI has stated that the scheme is possible, as has the National Audit Office, yet Opposition parties oppose it without seeing any details at all. I encourage young people out there to call ...More Button

Reopening Schools and Leaving Certificate Examinations: Statements (Continued)

I hope my colleagues will leave time at the end for the Minister to answer.More Button

I had hoped to be able to bring the Minister on a tour of my constituency when she was appointed. Unfortunately, I will have to do that virtually here today. I want to raise three school issues...More Button

The second issue relates to St. Kevin's College in Ballygall which is at the stage of application for an extension. The school is waiting for direction from the building unit and is having some ...More Button

The third item is that of Meakstown. I cannot name a school there because there is none. It now has a population of 15,000. The census has been cancelled. We had hoped to use it to argue for ...More Button

Enterprise Support Services

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the amount of funding provided to community co-working space in each of the years 2017 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the groups that availed of community co-working space in each of the years 2017 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the funding streams available for co-working space; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Transport: his plans to extend the validity of motorbike initial basic training certificates given the extension of level 5 restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Customs and Excise

Asked the Minister for Finance: his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding car imports; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Minister for Finance: if takeaway food and drink is eligible to be claimed under the stay and spend scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Homeless Persons Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the status and timelines of commissioned reports into homeless deaths; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

DEIS Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education: her progress in the reduction in class size in DEIS band one schools for the next academic year and future years; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Children in Care

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: the national average number of children taken into care per thousand children; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: the number of children in Dublin 9 and 11 who have been taken into care; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Crime Data

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of murders, attempted murders, conspiracy to murder, rapes, aggravated sexual assaults and assaults causing serious harm that have been reported in each Garda division over the past five...More Button

Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of Garda members per thousand of population in each Garda division; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of primary care posts in Ballymun, Dublin 11 for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of vacant primary care posts in Ballymun, Dublin 11 for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of primary care posts that are redeployed or on maternity leave without temporary cover in Ballymun, Dublin 11 for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and ps...More Button

HSE Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of extra posts, taking into account temporary vacancies and maternity leave, that would be needed in Ballymun, Dublin 11, to eliminate the waiting lists for speech and language therapy, ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number on the waiting list in Ballymun, Dublin 11, for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if there is a procedure in relation to non-Covid-19 patients over the age of 70 being vaccinated before they enter hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button