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McFadden, Nicky

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the measures that could be taken to increase the number of persons with a disability who complete second and third level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Procurement Regulations

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his policy in relation to the procurement of school supplies; if procurement has been centralised; if he will acknowledge the potentially adverse impact on local stationery suppliers; and if he wil...More Button

Parliamentary Inquiries

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the way in which an effective and legally robust parliamentary banking inquiry will be undertaken; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Housing Adaptation Grant Applications

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will outline the current options available to older persons who seek financial assistance to adapt their homes; if he will acknowledge the importance of ensuring that older persons homes are ...More Button

Property Taxation Exemptions

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will outline the rationale for deeming only part of an estate (details supplied) in County Westmeath eligible for a waiver from the local property tax; if the entire estate will be waived fro...More Button

Building Regulations Application

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if the Architects Registration Body published its 2010, 2011 and 2012 annual reports as stipulated in section 73 of the Building Control Act 2007; if published, if these reports may be viewed by th...More Button

Garda Civilianisation Process

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will provide an update on the progress being made in the civilianisation of Garda Command and Control in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Abduction

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the measures taken to address the issue of parental child abduction; his views on the role that mediation can play in reaching lasting agreements; if he will provide an update on the current status...More Button

EU Regulations

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will outline the rationale for the implementation of the EU Timber Regulation 995/2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Forestry Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the report of the Irish Timber Council which sets out views on the proposed sale of Coillte's harvesting rights; if he has considered the contents of the report; ...More Button

Departmental Strategies

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if the development of socially funded child care, after-school care and community-based education programmes will form part of the Irish social investment strategy; and if she will make a statement...More Button

Cancer Screening Programmes

Asked the Minister for Health: the hospitals in which the Oncotype DX test is available for patients; if he will outline the benefits of this test; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: the measures that have been taken by his Department to constructively engage with groups representing persons with disabilities and to communicate on issues affecting persons with disabilities; and...More Button

Thalidomide Victims Compensation

Asked the Minister for Health: if he has met with the Irish Thalidomide Association and the Irish Thalidomide Survivors Society; if he will provide an update on those meetings; the progress being made; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Disabilities Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: if personal assistant services for persons with disabilities will be maintained at the same level as that provided in 2012; if he will outline in detail the way the additional funding of €4 million...More Button

Alcohol Advertising

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the extent of communication that has taken place between his Department and the drinks industry in relation to taking positive action to address alcohol misuse and to discuss the...More Button

Disability Allowance Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the membership of the review group to discuss options in relation to alternatives to the mobility allowance and motorised transport grant; if any of those members specifically re...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: if a date can be confirmed for the medical procedure in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Air Ambulance Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure that the interests of patient care and local communities are taken into account as part of the upcoming review on the aero medical service pilot programme based at Custume Baracks...More Button

Medical Register Administration

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the rationale for the requirement that doctors registered on supervised division of the medical register apply for transfer to general division after two years by completing a pr...More Button