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Broughan, Thomas P.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base Proposals

Asked the Minister for Finance: the strategies he is developing to mitigate shocks to corporation tax revenues arising from President Macron's proposed 2019-2020 EU reforms or other factors from 2019-2020; and if he will make a s...More Button

I know the Minister is an avid reader and follower of international affairs. Obviously, he read President Macron's book Revolution and his Sorbonne speech. What preparations, if any, ...More Button

There is a very serious move to bring in this equalisation levy on digital companies across the European area. Is the Minister saying that this is something he will steadfastly resist and that he ...More Button

Summer Economic Statement

Asked the Minister for Finance: when the summer economic statement will be published; if the statement can be published in June 2018 to permit more effective pre-budget scrutiny by the Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight and ...More Button

Fiscal Data

Asked the Minister for Finance: the estimated size of the increased fiscal space available in 2019 based on the stability programme update April 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Stability and Growth Pact

Asked the Minister for Finance: if problems with the common applied methodology have been raised at EU level; the response he has received from the Commission and Council of Ministers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tax Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason tax revenue was below profile in the first quarter of 2018; if there are difficulties with the tax forecast model which contributed to overestimates of income tax projections in the past...More Button

Legislative Programme

Asked the Minister for Finance: when legislation on the rainy day fund will be published; if his Department has completed its examination on the main functions of the proposed €500 million fund; the cases in which this includes a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the status of the preparation of legislation for the establishment of an electoral commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when the building control (construction industry register Ireland) Bill will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Education and Training Boards

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the organisations he has specified as having a special interest in education and training as per section 30(11)(a) of the Education and Training Boards Act 2013; the process for inclusion on the li...More Button

Apprenticeship Programmes

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the minimum age and educational qualifications required by those seeking to apply for a place on an apprenticeship programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the measures he is taking to promote access to apprenticeship programmes for those with fewer opportunities and that may be subject to social and or economic disadvantage; if measures similar to th...More Button

Commencement of Legislation

Asked the Minister for Health: when all sections of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 will be enacted; the timeframe for full enactment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

HSE Data

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on the HSE figure which shows that there has been an increase of 100,000 personal assistant hours in 2017; if the 100,000 hours allocated are to persons already in the system or n...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of taxi contracts awarded by the HSE that include accessibility in their selection criteria in the tender process (details supplied); if in the tender process the HSE places extra weight...More Button

Departmental Bodies Establishment

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the status of the proposal to establish a working group arising from recommendations in the national policy statement on airport charges regulation; if the working group has been established; if so...More Button

Youth Work Projects Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the allocation of capital expenditure for youth work services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the funds disbursed to and spent by youth work services under capital expenditure funding schemes in each of the years 2014 to 2017, and to date 2018, in tabular form.More Button

Youth Work Projects Administration

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the way in which the policy and priorities for capital expenditure for youth work services each year is determined; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 270 to 272, inclusive, of 31 May 2017, the allocation of expenditure to the various youth work programmes and schemes in 2018 in tabular form.More Button

Scheme to Support National Organisations

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the status of the consultation on the future direction of the scheme to support national organisations; when the consultation process will be finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Charities Regulation

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of appeals heard by the Charity Appeals Tribunal to date; the status of the outcome of the appeals; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Jobseeker's Allowance Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of persons under 26 years of age on rates of jobseeker’s allowance of €198.00, €152.80 and €107.70 in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of persons under 26 years of age on rates of jobseeker’s allowance other than €198.00, €152.80 and €107.70 in tabular form.More Button

Jobseeker's Allowance Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the expenditure required in a full financial year to restore persons under 26 years of age on the reduced rate of jobseeker’s allowance to the full weekly rate of €198.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the expenditure required in a full financial year to increase the jobseeker’s allowance payment for persons under 26 years of age on the €152.80 rate to €170.40 per week.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the expenditure required in a full financial year to increase the jobseeker’s allowance payment for persons under 26 years of age on the €107.70 rate to €150.35 per week.More Button

Homelessness Strategy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the actions he is taking to address homelessness among persons between 18 to 24 years of age; the further actions he is taking or planning to take to address the needs of persons over 18 years of a...More Button