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Shortall, Róisín

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Real Estate Investment Trusts

Asked the Minister for Finance: the loss to the Exchequer on an annual basis of the favourable tax treatment currently offered to REITs; and the breakdown of the value by each type of tax benefit.More Button

Cycle to Work Scheme

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to extend the cycle to work scheme in order that more of the costs associated with cargo bikes are met under the scheme.More Button

Hospital Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of consultant gastroenterologist posts that have been advertised since 2018; the number of these posts that have been filled to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Obesity Strategy

Asked the Minister for Health: if a body has been appointed to monitor compliance and effectiveness of the Non-Broadcast Advertising and Marketing of Food and Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Volunt...More Button

Environmental Policy

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: his plans in relation to the elimination of single use plastics; and when particular types of single use plastics will be banned.More Button

National Transport Authority

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if it is a statutory requirement of the National Transport Authority to attend local authority meetings on transport if it is requested to do so. More Button

UN Conventions Ratification

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the reason for the continued delay in the State ratifying the second optional protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornogra...More Button

Public Participation Networks

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the statutory requirements for local authorities in relation to development and support of public participation networks; and the percentage of the State currently covered by a PPN. More Button

Community Employment Schemes Supervisors

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the steps she is taking to address the fact that community employment scheme supervisors have not received a pay rise in over ten years; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the implications of circular letter EL 02/2011 in terms of persons in the public sector being recruited from outside the common recruitment pool (details supplied); if the issues of deterrence, unf...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the options open to a planning authority in terms of setting conditions to restrict the full sale of a new development to an individual landlord; and the steps he is taking to ensure that local aut...More Button

Local Authority Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of vacant housing officers by local authority.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of heritage officers by local authority.More Button