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Burton, Joan

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Appointments to State Boards

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will report on the appointments made by him to State boards and agencies under the aegis of his Department.More Button

Appointments to State Boards (Continued)

Some time ago, we discussed the issue of women on boards. I understand that the Taoiseach has committed to increasing gradually the numbers of women on boards, particularly in areas like finance. ...More Button

Ireland is now a very different country in terms of the most recent census compared with what it was 20 or 30 years ago. We now have people from diverse backgrounds all over the world who have m...More Button

The Minister for Finance told me the other day about the new holistic approach taken by his Department to policy issues, which I welcome. What I want to know is whether the Taoiseach would be co...More Button

Departmental Websites

The Taoiseach said the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is about to transfer to this system. Did I understand correctly that the Department of Finance is to follow later?More Button

I wonder what is happening to the Revenue Commissioners.More Button

Departmental Websites (Continued)

Like the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, the Revenue Commissioners deal with vast amounts of personal data and queries individual to the person. That information is really ...More Button

I do not get why everything should be under one roof, when the nature of some queries, like to Revenue and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, are so specific to the indiv...More Button

Not for the Revenue.More Button

That is going into the mix.More Button

It has data sharing and this now as well. It is being given many responsibilities.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

If I heard the Taoiseach correctly, there was one Cabinet sub-committee meeting in January and one in February. This means that, allowing for a month off in August, there are a maximum of 11 Cabin...More Button

Departmental Staff Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; and the cost...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of conferences attended by staff of his Department in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of sam...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of conferences that staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cos...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of staff in his Department, that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of conferences staff of her Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of staff in his Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the amount spent on advertising or sponsorship, or both, in respect of conferences, external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of conferences staff of her Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost of s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conferences; the cost of...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of staff in his Department, that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of conferences staff of her Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Taoiseach: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the amount spent in advertising or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate amount...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the amount spent on advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences, external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the amount spent on advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences, external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount spent on advertising, sponsorship or both in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or to any agency under the remit of his Departmen...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the amount spent in advertising or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate amoun...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the amount spent in advertising or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate amount...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of staff in his Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the amount spent in advertising or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate amount...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of staff in her Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to her Department or agency under the remit of her Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the amount spent in advertising and or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the amount spent in advertising and-or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Departmental Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of staff in his Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of staff in his Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agencies under the remit of his Department; if...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of staff in her Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to her Department or agency under the remit of her Department; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or an agency under the remit of his Department; i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of staff in his Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of staff in her Department who attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to her Department or agency under the remit of her Department; if h...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of conferences staff of her Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conference; the cost of ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of staff in her Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to her Department or agency under the remit of her Department; if ...More Button

Tax Collection

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question No. 25 of 14 February 2019, the amount involved under each tax heading (details supplied); the number of cases in each heading; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question No. 25 of 14 February 2019, the amount involved under each tax heading (details supplied) in tabular form; the number of cases in each heading; and if he will make...More Button

Departmental Operations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of staff in his Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff who attended each conference; the cost o...More Button

Departmental Advertising Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the amount spent in advertising or sponsorship in respect of conferences external and internal, respectively, in each of the years 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019, by conference; the aggregate am...More Button

Early Childhood Care and Education Data

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the estimated proportion of children born in 2015 who are assumed to make use of the second year of the early childhood care and education scheme. More Button

Arts Council Grants

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the bursaries paid out to date following her recent announcement of the Markievicz bursaries of €100,000; the persons or bodies to which they issued; the field of each; and if she will make a state...More Button