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Collins, Joan

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí (Atógáil) - Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (Continued)

It recently came to light at a meeting of the Joint Committee on Health that private facilities, with separate entrances, would be provided at the new maternity and children's hospitals. These hos...More Button

Under the Sláintecare action plan announced late last year, a report was commissioned on the issue of separation of public and private care. The report was to be produced by a group headed by Dr...More Button

I asked the Taoiseach a simple question and I expected a simple answer. I only spent one and a half minutes asking my question so that the Taoiseach could not go off on a tangent. I asked a simpl...More Button

Will the Taoiseach confirm that no private facilities will be initiated or planned at the new maternity and national children's hospitals until the report is issued? We have to scrutinise it. We ...More Button

I ask the Leas-Cheann Comhairle to allow me to make one last point. When the review group was set up last October, the Minister for Health, Deputy Harris, told the Oireachtas Joint Committee on ...More Button

We have not read it.More Button

We are talking about Sláintecare.More Button

It is all costing the taxpayer.More Button

That is a pathetic response.More Button

Public Transport

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the costings to build and run a national transport training centre; if due diligence and correct procurement procedure has been followed; the procurement procedure that took place; and the document...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the level of consultation that has taken place with the wider disability community further to the announcement on 26 June 2019 that the National Transport Authority is to provide funding for the de...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the future for the training centres in Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and a company (details supplied) in view of the fact that Dublin Bus already trains persons with disabilities to use all public transpo...More Button

Garda Transport Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of Garda vehicles attached to Crumlin, Ballyfermot and Sundrive Road Garda stations as of 31 December 2018 and 30 June 2019, in tabular form.More Button

HSE Staff Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Health: the cost of the new payroll system in the HSE; the number of workers now paid through the system; the reason the system cannot process bank holiday and Sunday payments, overtime premium pay and sub...More Button

Personal Public Service Numbers Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the status of the 70 plus PPS numbers provided by an organisation (details supplied) in relation to an issue that has been raised of workers being blacklisted.More Button

Social Welfare Fraud Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of allegations of social welfare fraud that were investigated in 2017 and 2018; the number of such allegations that were unfounded; the savings arising from allegations which were upheld...More Button