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Shortall, Róisín

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Lobbying Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of occasions on which she has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons she has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of the basis o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of the basis o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of occasions on which she has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons she has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of occasions on which she has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons she has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of the basis...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of the basis o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of occasions on which she has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons with whom she has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met; the dates of these meetings; the details of the basis o...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of occasions on which he has been lobbied in respect of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill since March 2016; the persons he has met with; the dates of these meetings; the details of the ba...More Button

Departmental Budgets

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the position regarding his Department's gender-proofing departmental budgeting processes; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Teachers' Professional Development

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to reinstate the support subsidies for primary school teachers who undertake residential Gaeltacht courses as part of their teacher training that were cut in 2012; and if he will make a s...More Button

Parental Leave

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to amend the parental leave legislation to extend the age limit in order to allow parental leave be taken up to the age that a child finishes their primary education; and if he will make ...More Button

Hospital Charges

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to changes to ultrasound charges at a hospital (details supplied) in Dublin 1; the reason for the change to hospital policy in this regard; his views on whether the ...More Button

Parliamentary Questions

Asked the Minister for Health: the target response times for Parliamentary Questions that are submitted to the HSE for response; the percentage of responses that are returned to Deputies within this timeframe; if he is satisfied...More Button

Prescriptions Charges

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 210 of 10 May 2017, the status of legislative change to address the issue of anomalous prescription charge pricing; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

General Practitioner Training

Asked the Minister for Health: if he has given consideration to providing funding to appoint more tutors for the north Dublin area to help maintain general practitioners’ commitments to continuous medical education in view of th...More Button

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 535 of 20 September 2017, if his attention has been drawn to the impact that the changes of the prescribing of Lidocaine has had on persons with chronic neurop...More Button

Departmental Reports

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of the development of a national women's health action plan as committed to in the national strategy for women and girls; the number of persons in his Department working on this action p...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she has received a report (details supplied) on the impact of austerity measures on lone parent families; her views on the report; if she will publish the report in advance of Budget 2018; and i...More Button

Maternal Mortality

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of maternal deaths in hospitals; the age of the women; if they were born here or outside the State, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on the availability of interpretative services within the maternity services; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Reform

Asked the Minister for Health: the timeframe to which he is working to establish an implementation office for Sláintecare; when the post of senior executive to lead that office will be advertised; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Waste Management

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: his views on the recent call by a person (details supplied) for local authorities to take back control of waste management by replacing the system of multiple operators competing against each other...More Button

Exceptional Needs Payment Applications

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the basis on which a decision to refuse a request for clothing allowance was made in respect of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Services Card

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the position in respect of public services cards for those claiming a social welfare payment; the number of persons that have been refused payment as a result of not having a card; the payments con...More Button

Maternity Benefit

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to extend the creditable period beyond 16 weeks for those on unpaid maternity leave; the reason this limit exists; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Youth Guarantee

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she will report on her Department's response to the report from the European Court of Auditors which described the youth guarantee scheme as falling short of expectations; her views on the fact ...More Button

National Internship Scheme

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the position regarding the promised internship scheme to replace JobBridge; the expected commencement date of this scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Respite Care Grant Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she will reform the respite care grant to include those who are obliged by economic necessity to work outside the home in excess of 15 hours; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button