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Broughan, Thomas P.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


State Pension (Contributory)

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if a percentage of the €400 million surplus in the social insurance fund will be used to backdate pension payments to the 43,000 pensioners receiving lower pensions since the PRSI band changes anno...More Button

Garda Code of Ethics

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the detail of the recommended code of ethics for An Garda Síochána; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Inspectorate Reports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the way in which each of the recommendations of the Garda Inspectorate for An Garda Síochána has been implemented up to April 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

EU Regulations

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: if she will report on preparations for the introduction of the general data protection regulations in 2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Road Traffic Offences Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 33 of 16 February 2017 and 61 of 30 March 2017, the number of convictions resulting from each of these prosecutions commenced by An Garda Síochána in 2016 and...More Button

Road Traffic Legislation

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Leaders' Questions on 19 October 2016, Parliamentary Questions Nos. 74 of 2 November 2016 and 121 of 15 November 2016 (details supplied), if the report is available; and if she will make...More Button

Government Bonds

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question No. 40 of 4 April 2017, if he will issue a direction that bonds due to mature in 2019 and 2020 be bought back now and re issue longer term bonds in their place; if...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the number of applicants for social housing, per dwelling type, for the four Dublin local authorities; the average waiting times to be housed; if this information will be included in the statistics...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the number of applicants on the social housing transfer list, per dwelling type, for the four Dublin local authorities; the average waiting times to be transferred; if this information will be incl...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the number of applicants with priority for social housing, per dwelling type, for the four Dublin local authorities; the average waiting times to be housed; if this information will be included in ...More Button

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the number of housing assistance payments, HAP, tenancies per county; the length of time that each HAP tenancy has been in place; the type of dwelling; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Breeding Regulations

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: when the final dog breeding establishment guidelines will be published following the closure of the public consultation on 28 February 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Respite Care Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that respite beds offered by an organisation (details supplied) have been greatly reduced in the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the lack of respite facilities for children with disabilities on the north side of Dublin (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that an organisation (details supplied) has had to utilise its last remaining respite house as a permanent residential care home; if alternative respite ...More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the measures he is taking to protect Irish timber exports to the UK during and after the EU-UK Brexit negotiations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Renewable Energy Generation

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the policy and targets with regard to solar farms and solar energy output in view of the large increase in applications for solar energy projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Industrial Disputes

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will appoint a respected intermediary to bring the parties involved in the Bus Éireann dispute together for mediation and suspension of the current industrial action; the measures he is takin...More Button

Aviation Industry Regulations

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the detail of the licensing and invigilation of the operation of drones by the IAA; the current number of drones weighing above 1 kg and below that weight in view of recent concerns for passenger a...More Button