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Doherty, Pearse

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Central Bank of Ireland

Asked the Minister for Finance: the location of Ireland’s gold reserves; his plans to move these reserves onto the island of Ireland in the event of Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: the specific professions that had their flat rate expenses regime reviewed recently; if the proposed changes are due to come into effect as of 1 January 2020; if all professions are under review; i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the estimated cost of indexing all tax thresholds and credits by each band or credit based on wage inflation of 3.8% for the next five years.More Button

Corporation Tax Regime

Asked the Minister for Finance: the cost to date of the decision to allow some companies continue to use the "double Irish" until 2020; the number of companies using the scheme; the estimated net extra revenue if the close date w...More Button

Direct Provision System

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he has had discussions with the Minister for Justice and Equality or the Reception and Integration Agency regarding the need for additional spaces, teachers and educational resources in respect ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he is satisfied that local communities in County Donegal in which direct provision facilities are being proposed have been adequately consulted regarding such facilities; and if he will make a s...More Button

Garda Complaints Procedures

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 175 of 9 October 2018, when a reply will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the discussions he has had with the Minister for Justice and Equality or the Reception and Integration Agency regarding the need for healthcare resources and supports in County Donegal for proposed...More Button

Fuel Prices

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the reason the drop in world oil prices is not being felt at the pump for Irish consumers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Energy Resources

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the location of Ireland’s oil reserves; and his plans to move these reserves onto the island of Ireland in the event of Brexit.More Button

Social Insurance Yield

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the estimated revenue that would be raised by each one percentage point increase in employers' PRSI; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the estimated revenue that would be raised by each one percentage point increase in employers’ PRSI on salaries over €100,000; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the estimated cost in increasing the employers' PRSI threshold to exclude income under €24,752 from PRSI.More Button

Working Family Payment Applications

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if a decision made with respect to an application by a person (details supplied) for the working family payment will be re-examined; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Expert Panel on Concrete Blocks

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the status of the planned mica redress scheme for property owners in counties Donegal and Mayo whose homes have been found to contain defective block work; when the scheme will commence; and if he ...More Button