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Doherty, Pearse

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019: Report Stage (Continued)

I want to come in on this issue because my colleague, Deputy Ó Laoghaire, is raising an important issue. I am raising the matter with the insight drawn from my No Consent, No Sale Bill 2019, which...More Button

The issue here is clear. I welcome the Bill - the Minister of State knows that. The Government needs to deal with this issue properly because the intention of the Bill, as put forward by the Mini...More Button

Living City Initiative

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of successful applicants by city or town under the living city initiative since its introduction; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicles

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of listed undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities, UCITS, registered as Irish collective asset-management vehicle, ICAVs; the percentage this comprises of total...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of qualifying investor alternative investment funds QIAIFs registered as ICAVs; the percentage this comprises of total QIAIFs; the gross value of the QIAIFs that are registered as ICAVs;...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of alternative investment funds, AIFs, registered as ICAVs; the percentage this comprises of total AIFs; the gross value of the AIFs that are registered as ICAVs; and the percentage of t...More Button

Irish Real Estate Fund

Asked the Minister for Finance: the value of the property and real estate investment held by all funds domiciled here; and the gross value and proportion of the total asset value figures of the amount that relates to residential ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the value of all assets held by IREFs; and the gross value terms and proportion of the total asset value terms of the amount that relates to residential and commercial properties.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of IREFs domiciled here; the number registered as ICAV structures, QIAIFs, RIAIFs and UCITS, respectively, in tabular form; and the percentage share of IREFs in each of the fund categori...More Button

Summer Economic Statement

Asked the Minister for Finance: the breakdown of the €600 million for discretionary revenue-raising measures in the summer economic statement, including, in the case of non-indexation, the revenue associated with each tax credit ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if annexe 1 on page 38 of the summer economic statement is a hypothetical scenario; if he plans to introduce the measures outlined; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: his understanding of the format and function of an expenditure reserve, that is, if this is simply unallocated spending included in the base; if not, if it is placed in a separate fund and so on; a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the reason annex 1 on page 38 of the summer economic statement lists €1.1 billion in pre-committed capital spending and is listed elsewhere as €0.7 billion. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the portion of the €1.1 billion that is smoothed; and the impact or size of this spending before it was smoothed as per annex 1 on page 38 of the summer economic statement in pre-committed capital ...More Button

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason a person (details supplied) in County Donegal is no longer exempt from car tax under the disabled drivers and passengers scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Revenue Commissioners Staff

Asked the Minister for Finance: the level of recruitment planned by the Revenue Commissioners in 2019 at each grade level separate from recruitment that will be required to deal with Brexit issues; the number of persons expected ...More Button

General Government Debt

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason a discrepancy exists in the statement of the general Government balance between table 6 on page 27 of the summer economic statement, in which the nominal general Government balance is li...More Button

Stability Programme Data

Asked the Minister for Finance: the breakdown of the €605 million resources not allocated which are listed in table 10 of the stability programme update 2019; and if there has been a change regarding this unallocated spend in the...More Button

Civil Service Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of temporary summer Civil Service positions filled from applicants on the summer and the all year panel, respectively, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if interviews for applicants on the summer panel took place in Dublin for temporary vacant Civil Service positions in County Donegal; if so, the reason they did not take place in County Donegal; an...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if interviews for applicants on the all year panel took place in County Donegal for temporary Civil Service vacant positions in the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Welfare in the count...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: if a person (details supplied) in County Donegal is on the routine or urgent waiting list to attend Crumlin Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Appointments Status

Asked the Minister for Health: if a person (details supplied) in County Donegal can be considered for an earlier appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Respite Care Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason respite care allocation was cut for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; when full respite care service will be reinstated; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will confirm receipt of a letter of observation and petition opposing an application (details supplied) for an aquaculture licence at Dungloe Bay, County Donegal; if due process and all relev...More Button

Aquaculture Licence Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when a decision will be made with respect to an appeal made against a decision to grant an aquaculture licence (details supplied) at Gaoth Dobhair Bay; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tourism Project Funding

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if the promotion of Grianán of Aileach will be considered for funding under the platforms for growth initiative of Fáilte Ireland as an immersive heritage cultural attraction; and if he will make a...More Button

Social Welfare Benefits Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the full cost of the Christmas bonus for the past five years it was issued; the size of the bonus, for example, 85% or 100%; and if the bonus is included in the expenditure base in each year in tab...More Button