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Flanagan, Terence

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Pensions Levy Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: the way the money collected from the pension levy is being spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount that has been collected to date by the pension levy; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Pensions Levy

Asked the Minister for Finance: when the pension levy will cease; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

State Agencies

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will provide an update on the rationalisation of State agencies; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

National Monuments

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will consider renaming the Wellington Monument in the Phoenix Park (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Pensions

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: when the actuarial assessments of public service pension costs will commence; or if it has commenced, when it will be completed and made public; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of pension schemes that have applied to PIPS to date; the number of those applications that have been approved by him; the rates quoted by the National Treasury Management Agency for eac...More Button

Public Sector Staff Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: when public sector pay scales will be restored; if time served on existing pay scale points will be taken into account when increments resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the way the new pay scales in the public sector will be determined, taking into account shift allowances and bank holiday payments; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Work Permit Applications

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if there is a limit on the amount of work permits issued each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social Welfare Fraud Cost

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if there are any plans to introduce fingerprint technology in her Department to assist with investigating fraudulent claims; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Wind Energy Guidelines

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: the number of onshore windfarms and the number of offshore windfarms currently being constructed here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if he recognises the benefits of developing offshore windfarms as opposed to onshore windfarms, which risk causing noise pollution and blighting the countryside; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if regulations are in place regarding the construction of onshore windfarms here that are financed by foreign companies; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Litter Pollution Legislation

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his plans to introduce new, tougher legislation to address the problem of littering and dog fouling; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the initiatives being run by his Department to address the problem of littering and dog fouling; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will consider introducing a system where payers of the local property tax receive regular updates from their council on the way the revenue is spent with a breakdown across expenditure headin...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will respond to a query (details supplied) regarding planning permission in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Common Travel Area

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the position regarding the common travel area (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the action that is being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers in direct provision centres; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Liquor Licensing Laws

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if any consideration has been given to changing the law to allow pubs to serve alcohol on Good Friday and Christmas Day; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Welfare Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his views on reports that pet owners are being advised to euthanise their healthy pets for financial reasons; if he will confirm if there is help available from animal charities to assist pet owner...More Button

Assisted Human Reproduction

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on a matter (details supplied) in County Dublin regarding assisted human reproduction; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Information

Asked the Minister for Health: the steps he will take to ensure that only appropriate content is put up on the website spunout.ie in future and if he will advise as to the funding that has been provided to this organisation over...More Button

Disabilities Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount of funding that has been provided to an organisation (details supplied) in County Dublin over the past five years; when the last audit took place regarding funding and treatment of its r...More Button

Mental Health Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount of money that has been allocated to address mental health issues here; the areas that this money is being spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Medicinal Products Supply

Asked the Minister for Health: his views regarding the refusal of the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics, NCPE, to recommend funding for Pirfenidone for patients with lung fibrosis (details supplied); and if he will make a st...More Button

Rural Transport Programme

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the changes being made to the rural transport programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button