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Broughan, Thomas P.

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle, the Ceann Comhairle, the Secretary General of the Houses of the Oireachtas, and the staff for all the brilliant support they have given throughout the session. I...More Button

Will the recruitment freeze or embargo which is clearly happening in the HSE continue during the recess? The Chief Executive, Mr. Paul Reed, seems determined to deliver just the resources which ...More Button

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Funding

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: further to Parliamentary Question No. 577 of 18 June 2019, if the funding available for disadvantaged urban communities will be increased in Budget 2020; if he is planning new initiatives in this r...More Button

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: if his Department is involved with an interdepartmental taskforce to ensure that lower income urban areas grappling with serious issues of antisocial behaviour and crime will have adequate resource...More Button

Human Rights

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the way in which he and his EU colleagues are responding to attempts by the Hong Kong authorities to apparently suppress the civil and political rights of the population to assembly and freedom of ...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the further steps being taken by him and his EU colleagues to urgently bring to an end the repression of the Uighur community in Xinjiang by the Chinese authorities; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Credit Unions

Asked the Minister for Finance: his policy on the financial industry funding levy and its impact on the credit union movement; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

National Debt

Asked the Minister for Finance: the size of the national debt; and the amounts of interest paid on the debt for each year from 1994 to 2018 and to date 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will report on proposals from the EU for an aviation fuel tax; the way in which this will impact on Irish rates and levels of excise duty; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Service Vehicles

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the steps being taken to protect and ensure the safety of taxi drivers in view of reports of alleged assaults following the refusal to pay fares; if he is satisfied that legal protections for all p...More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the estimated cost of increasing the number of dementia advisers by 10% and 20% in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the estimated cost of increasing the number of dementia inclusive community co-ordinators by 10% and 20% in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Patient Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons with dementia here; the number of specialists working in this area; the waiting lists to access home care packages specifically for persons with dementia; and if he will make ...More Button

Nursing Staff Contracts

Asked the Minister for Health: if there is a moratorium on overtime for nurses under current HSE expenditure rules; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

HSE Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on expenditure profiles in the HSE at the end of the second quarter of 2019; if current expenditure guidelines are impacting on services; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the steps taken by the HSE to control the costs of late payment fees to suppliers to the health service; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Community Development Initiatives

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the level of protections and supports available to a local community which is anxious to preserve and continue to use a historical community and former school building (details supplied); and if he...More Button

Fire Service

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if he is satisfied that the Dublin Fire Brigade has all the necessary equipment and resources to protect the public in view of the increasing density and height of commercial and residential buildi...More Button

Architectural Heritage

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the level of protections and supports available to a local community which is anxious to preserve and continue to use a historic community and former school building (details supplied); and if she ...More Button