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McGrath, Michael

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Emergency Departments Waiting Times

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason to date in 2019 more than 1,500 persons over 75 years of age have endured emergency department waiting times of more than 24 hours at Cork University Hospital, CUH. More Button

Tax Credits

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to extend to personnel serving on board the Irish Lights ship ILV Granuaile an entitlement to the tax credit given to qualifying Naval Service personnel in the Finance Bill 2019; and if h...More Button

State Claims Agency Data

Asked the Minister for Finance: a breakdown of pay outs by the State Claims Agency by the various settlement channels including awards through the Personal Injuries Assessment Board, by court award or by settlement in each year s...More Button

Insurance Industry

Asked the Minister for Finance: if the Central Bank monitors the number of insurance companies operating in the market; the number of insurance companies that have left the market each year since 2014, in tabular form; and if he ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of customers impacted by the exit of a company (details supplied) from the market; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Insurance Data

Asked the Minister for Finance: if the Central Bank attempts to monitor the number of businesses that cannot obtain a quote for public and employer liability insurance; the number of businesses that could not obtain insurance in ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of businesses that could not obtain insurance in each year since 2016, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Corporation Tax

Asked the Minister for Finance: the corporation tax received by industry or sector in each year since 2015, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Banking Sector

Asked the Minister for Finance: if deferred tax assets on losses carried forward in banks are included in the calculations for CET1 and fully loaded CET1 ratios; if these ratios will deteriorate if the deferred tax assets were re...More Button

Departmental Bodies

Asked the Minister for Finance: the membership of the cost of insurance working group; the meetings the group held since its inception; the date and purpose of each meeting in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

Schools Building Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when construction will commence and be completed in respect of a planned new school building (details supplied) in Cork city; the date the tender documentation will be published; the reason the sch...More Button

Summer Works Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the position of an application for funding under the summer works scheme by a school (details supplied) in County Cork for essential repairs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Home Tuition Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason persons who work as home tutors are not considered employees of his Department; the role of his Department in deducting income tax, USC and PRSI from the payments made to home tutors; th...More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding an application for funding for a feasibility study (details supplied) for second level school on-call therapeutic counselling; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to establish dedicated, free, drop in sexual and mental health clinics in Cork city; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disability Support Services

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to give parents and legal guardians of adults with a disability a legal right to be included in the preparation of a care plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Home Care Packages Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: the breakdown of the extra funding provided for home care supports in budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to give adults with a disability a legal right to services; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Properties

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when the newly developed public park on the site of a plant (details supplied) at Haulbowline, County Cork, will open to the general public; when the land in question will be formally transferred t...More Button

Electric Vehicles

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: if grants or accelerated capital allowances are available for businesses which purchase and use newly manufactured fully electric mini diggers; if this matter will be reviewed; and if he will make ...More Button

Sports Capital Programme

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if feedback will be provided to a club (details supplied) in County Cork that was unsuccessful in the recent allocation of sports capital grants; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if feedback will be provided to a club (details supplied) in County Cork that was unsuccessful in the recent allocation of sports capital grants; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Childcare Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention or that of a body under the aegis of her Department has been drawn to the reason a childcare facility (details supplied) in County Cork is closing; the steps she is taking to resol...More Button

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to ensure that persons who must retire at 65 years of age due to their contracts of employment but will not qualify for the State pension until 67 years of age from 2021 are in a position...More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she will address a matter raised in correspondence (details supplied) regarding the right of pensioners to representation regarding the future of their pensions; and if she will make a statement...More Button

Vacant Sites Levy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the circumstances in which a derelict sites levy can be waived; his plans to review the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button