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Collins, Niall

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Leaders' Questions (Continued)

A non-return ticket.More Button

Employment Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of persons classified as part-time under-employed as a percentage of the number employed in each country in the EU 28 based on the latest data available in tabular form. More Button

Departmental Communications

Asked the Taoiseach: the cost of the research survey for the perceptions of government; the timeframe for the completion of the survey.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; and the timeframe for its completion.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his departmental officials attended; and the date and location of each such meeting.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; and if he or his departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online government...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred.More Button

Departmental Staff Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of departmental staff in his press office; and the reporting relationship in operation.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of departmental staff in her press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of departmental staff in her press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, at continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of Department staff in her press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of departmental staff in her press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of departmental staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Staff Training

Asked the Taoiseach: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants at continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants at continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, on continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the protocol for attendance by staff both civil servants and political non-civil servants to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the protocol for attendance by staff both civil servants and political non civil servants to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, at continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the protocol for attendance by staff both civil servants and political non-civil servants to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the protocol for attendance by staff, both civil servants and political non-civil servants, to continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff, both civil servants a...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the protocol for attendance by staff both civil servants and political non-civil servants at continuing professional development programmes and courses; the number of staff both civil servants and ...More Button

Public Relations Contracts Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which her Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department has used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which her Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the public relations companies or agencies whose services his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: what public relations companies or agencies were used by his Department for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which her Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017. More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which her Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Taoiseach: the cost of photography in his Department since January 2017.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the cost of photography in her Department since January 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the cost of photography in her Department since January 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the cost of photography in her Department since January 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the cost of photography in his Department since January 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Job Vacancies

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the contact details of an employer (details supplied) who announced jobs recently in County Clare.More Button

Departmental Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the external company undertaking an audit of her departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Strategic Communications Unit

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the meetings of the strategic communications unit she or her departmental officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his departmental officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the meetings of the strategic communications unit she or her departmental officials have attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: what meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his departmental officials have attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the meetings of the strategic communications unit she or her Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the meetings of the strategic communications unit she or her departmental officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials have attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Departmental Websites

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the last time her Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if she or her departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government po...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the investment in her Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government por...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011, including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the investment in his Department's website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the external company undertaking an audit of her departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the last time her Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if she or her departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online Government po...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the investment in her Department's website since 2011, including total associated costs incurred; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the external company undertaking an audit of his Departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his department officials have been consulted regarding creating one standalone online Government portal...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: what external company is undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when his Department's website was last revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government portal ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the external company undertaking an audit of her departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the last time her Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if she or her Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online Government port...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the investment in her Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online Government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the external company undertaking an audit of her departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the last time her Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if she or her Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online Government port...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the investment in her Department’s website since 2011 including total associated costs incurred; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the external company undertaking an audit of his departmental website; the cost of the audit; the timeframe for its completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his Department officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand-alone online government porta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011, including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the last time his Department's website was revamped or remodelled; the cost of same; if he or his departmental officials have been consulted regarding creating one stand alone online Government por...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the investment in his Department’s website since 2011, including total associated costs incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Research and Development Supports

Asked the Minister for Finance: the additional cost to the Exchequer for a proposal (details supplied) over a full year based on the number of SME-sized firms availing of research and development credit. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the additional cost to the Exchequer for a proposal (details supplied) over a full year based on the number of SME size firms availing of the research and development credit.More Button

Springboard Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the criteria for entry requirements to access Springboard+ courses; if there are courses specifically aimed at persons that are underemployed; the courses that are available for lifelong learning p...More Button

National Training Fund

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the current and capital allocation made available for apprenticeship training from the national training fund and the Exchequer in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and to date in 2017; the actual exp...More Button

Apprenticeship Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of persons enrolled in State-funded traineeships; the number of traineeships projected to be in operation by employment sector and subsector, in each of the years 2017 to 2020 in tabular...More Button

Public Relations Contracts Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017. More Button

Special Protection Areas Designation

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if a request regarding a land designation (details supplied) will be processed; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Renewable Energy Incentives

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the status of a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Meetings

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his Department officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the meetings of the strategic communications unit he or his departmenal officials attended; the date and location of each such meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Departmental Staff

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of Department staff in his press office; the reporting relationship in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Advertising

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the public relations companies or agencies the services of which his Department used for information campaigns since 1 January 2017; and the costs incurred to date in 2017.More Button