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Broughan, Thomas P.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Deputy Wallace is speaking for us today.More Button

Homeless Persons Supports

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her Department is conducting an examination into the physical and mental health impacts on children experiencing homelessness; if not, her plans to do so; and if she will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will report on the weekly actions she undertakes to mitigate the longer-term damaging impacts of homelessness on children; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Homeless Persons Supports (Continued)

As the Minister is aware, there are now more than 3,200 children living in hotel rooms, family hubs, bed and breakfast accommodation, domestic violence refuges and other unsuitable and cramped acco...More Button

I thank the Minister for her reply. The Minister referred to a study on food access and nutrition. Will this report be published or will it be made available to Deputies? Earlier today, Members ...More Button

With regard to family hubs, I am aware that the Minister has probably looked at the excellent study by Dr. Rory Hearne and Dr. Mary Murphy on the operation of family hubs for the housing of famil...More Button

I represent people who have been in this situation for two years plus. We need a very strong response from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and from the Department of Housing, Planning...More Button

We are a few days in to the 16 day international campaign opposing violence against women and I note that two outstanding organisations in my constituency, Aoibhneas and Sonas, have both complained...More Button

Tusla is part of the Minister's area of responsibility. What is the reason service providers are not linking into the homeless PASS management system, which is the interface between the Department...More Button

Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I am grateful for the opportunity to speak briefly on the Social Welfare Bill 2017 before us today. There are some welcome measures in the Bill which will give legislative effect to the changes an...More Button

In my pre-budget submission to the Minister, Deputy Donohoe, I called for a social protection package with an increase of approximately €500 million in Department allocations which would have inc...More Button

I welcome section 12 as it partially restores the weekly earning disregard for those in receipt of the one-parent family payment from €110 per week to €130 per week. In my own submission, I had ...More Button

At the Dáil Committee on Budgetary Oversight last week we had a lengthy briefing and discussion on gender inequality and gender proofing of budgets into the future. The committee, under the chai...More Button

Age Action Ireland's excellent report, Towards a Fair State Pension for Women Pensioners, researched and written by Ms Maureen Bassett, set out in detail the number of people impacted by the change...More Button

Youthreach Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to relocate a Youthreach project in Coolock, Dublin 17 and Dublin 5; and the steps he is taking to ensure that all children throughout an area (details supplied) complete their second lev...More Button

Ministerial Meetings

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when he last met the chief executive officer of SOLAS; if he will report on the issues discussed; when he will meet him next; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Crime Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the crime statistics for the Garda R and J districts for the first ten months of 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Drugs Seizures

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will report on the amount and value of each type of drug seized by gardaí in the R district in each of the years 2015 and 2016, and to date in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Hospital Charges

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount collected in accident and emergency charges from Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9 for 2015, 2016 and to date in 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disability Support Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons with dyspraxia development co-ordination disorder who are under 12 years of age, 12 to 18 years of age, and over 18 years of age, respectively; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the funding allocated to an organisation (details supplied) in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and to date in 2017; the reason recent requests from the organisation to fund two key posts were refuse...More Button

Hospital Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on the number of full-time epidermolysis bullosa outreach nurses in Beaumont hospital, Dublin 9 in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and to date in 2017; his plans to increase this n...More Button

Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if funding for the refurbishment of a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Dublin Bus Services

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the plans Dublin Bus has to improve the 17A and 29A bus routes in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Dublin Airport Authority

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: when he will next meet the CEO of the Dublin Airport Authority; if he will raise the timeframe for works on the main runway and for the proposed second main runway; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

Domestic Violence

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to grants that are available to domestic abuse victims who are being housed in temporary supported housing which help towards the cost of furnishings and other goods...More Button

Commencement of Legislation

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if all sections of the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 have been commenced; if not when remaining sections will be commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button