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McGrath, Michael

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Legislative Programme

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: when statutory footing will be provided for Children First guidelines; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Mortgage Resolution Processes

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will provide details of the rules that apply to the split mortgage arrangements, including details of the maximum percentage of the mortgage that can be parked; the eligibility criteria; and ...More Button

Property Taxation Collection

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will confirm the details that must be supplied to the Revenue under Section 6 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Bill 2013 in order for a person to avail of the reduction in the ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if, in relation to the definition of the chargeable value of a property in the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012, in arriving at a valuation, any consideration can be given to an encumbrance on...More Button

Banking Sector

Asked the Minister for Finance: if Bank of Ireland is currently engaged in or is planning to outsource work currently being carried out by bank employees to another country; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Property Taxation Administration

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to allow the local property tax to be offset against rental income in respect of an investment property; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

IBRC Liquidation

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will consider using Section 9 of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013 to instruct the Special Liquidator to pay to the former employees the level of redundancy that was agreed prior...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will provide details of the process to be used by the special liquidator of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in relation to the handling of individual debtor loan accounts; if the special li...More Button

Tax Credits

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to review the position regarding the availability of tax credits to company directors, particularly in a start-up scenario, as a measure of supporting certain enterprises; and if he will ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if the Revenue Commissioners will be able to adjust the tax credits of a person (details supplied) in County Cork in view of the ongoing arrangement they have with their employer.More Button

Research Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the position regarding a place on the enterprise partnership scheme involving the Irish Research Council in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on...More Button

Residential Institutions

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to the concerns of the Munster Survivors Support Services Limited regarding the statutory fund established for the survivors of institutional child abuse; if he will...More Button

Corporate Governance

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his views on whether there is any potential for a conflict of interest in situations in which the firm acting as liquidator to a business is also the auditor or adviser to a business which is a deb...More Button

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the position regarding a carer's allowance appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County CorkMore Button

Citizens Information Service

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the cost of phoning the Citizens Information Service; the reason for changing form a freephone number; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Mortgage Applications Approvals

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will provide details of the eligibility criteria that apply to borrowers who wish to avail of the mortgage to rent scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the date on which he intends to release the remaining €120m of the rural development programme project funds for allocation to projects in 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if any review is underway regarding the shared ownership scheme for previous purchasers of affordable and non-affordable homes; if the rental equity held by local authorities on these homes has bee...More Button

Septic Tank Registration Scheme

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if exceptional personal circumstances, such as ill health and hospitalisation, can be taken into consideration in individual cases where the 1 February registration deadline was missed in relation ...More Button

Draft Public Service Agreement

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will address a specific issue raised in correspondence by a public servant (details supplied) regarding the draft Public Service Agreement 2013-2016; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Private Security Industry

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if, under the Private Security Services Act 2004, a person in the security business operating as a sole trader with no employees and who holds a contractor's security licence from the Private Secur...More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if he has identified the specific sections of the Health Service Executive where employees can apply for the planned new targeted voluntary redundancy scheme; when he expects the scheme to open for...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the procedures that apply whereby existing Health Service Executive employees may wish to be considered for a transfer to other parts of the public service where opportunities arise; and if he will...More Button

Prescription Charges

Asked the Minister for Health: if the prescription charges are being administered correctly in a case (details supplied)More Button

Marine Gallantry Award

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if there is any official awards ceremony whereby members of the public can nominate persons or organisations under his Department, for example the Irish Coastguard, for an act of exceptional courag...More Button