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Curran, John

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Community Sector High Level Forum

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if the community sector high level forum has met recently; the progress in regard to pension provision for supervisors and assistant supervisors of community employment schemes; and if he will make...More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply. He knows that this issue has been around since the Labour Court recommendation of over a decade ago. The high-level forum that the Minister mentioned has been ...More Button

I chair the Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection, which is examining the issue of bogus self-employment. There are parallels with what has been done to this group of people by s...More Button

Air Corps Recruitment

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of pilots and air traffic controllers who have been recruited to the Air Corps in 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of same in training to date; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

School Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will continue to keep the summer works scheme and minor works grant scheme as a permanent source of annual funding for all schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Curriculum

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the status of his plans to have the subject of computer science made available as an option to all schools from September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Station Refurbishment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if funding will be made available in 2019 for the refurbishment of a Garda station (details supplied); if so, when this work will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health and Safety Authority Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the estimated full year cost of hiring an additional 60 full-time health and safety inspectors for the Health and Safety Authority; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that it is proposed to merge services (details supplied) with the offices being relocated in Tallaght.More Button

Primary Care Centres Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to fast track the delivery of primary healthcare centres that are needed in communities but appear to be delayed in various stages of the procurement, design and planning processes; and i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of primary healthcare centres that were delivered and are fully operational in 2016, 2017 and 2018, in each CHO area; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Park and Ride Facilities

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his plans to identify a bus park and ride facility on the N7 near Rathcoole, County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Community Enhancement Programme

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: when the 2019 community enhancement programme will be finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tidy Towns Committees Funding

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: if he has considered allocating ring-fenced funding to Tidy Towns committees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Rental Accommodation Standards

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of rental property inspections carried out in each local authority in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the funding allocation for 2019 to be provided to local authorities to carry out rental property inspections; the number of rental inspections that will be carried out nationally in 2019; and if he...More Button

Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of habitable dwellings demolished in each local authority in each of the years 2015 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Vacant Properties Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of vacant properties that have been refurbished and have returned to the housing stock in each Dublin local authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the average target time for refurbishment of vacant properties in each local authority area; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the amount each local authority spent on the refurbishment of vacant properties in its areas in 2016, 2017 and 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button