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Daly, Clare

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Midwifery Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will remove the public services recruitment embargo in respect of midwives as a matter of urgency in view of the closure of Mount Carmel Hospital, which is placing further pressures on matern...More Button

European Court of Human Rights Judgments

Asked the Minister for Health: if he has assessed the implications of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in a case (details supplied) for the 250 or so legal actions for medical negligence taken by survivors of s...More Button

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if persons are being employed under JobBridge or any other labour activation scheme in relation to operating Caranua; and his views on whether it is appropriate that unqualified persons would work ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason the Linden Home in Blackrock was excluded from the residential institutions redress scheme; and the steps that are open to former residents to obtain redress. More Button

Office of Public Works Staff

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of engineers and technical staff who have left the flood management section over the past five years and not been replaced; the amount of money paid during that time on reports carried o...More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: in view of the Element Six Commercial Court decision delivered on 4 February 2014, if the Pensions Board guidance notes will now give formal recognition to compensation funds which are being propos...More Button

Social Welfare Code

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the reason the monthly docket system for casual workers is being replaced by a requirement for workers to submit their dockets to the local social welfare office on a weekly basis.More Button

Garda Vetting of Personnel

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: when gardaí will be told that their vetting process is to adhere to the National Vetting Bureau Act 2012, since this Bill became an Act of law upon the President's signature on 26 December 2012, un...More Button

Asylum Applications

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 459 of 25 June 2013, the number of persons living in direct provision and elsewhere here who made their application for protection more than five years ago and...More Button

Hospitals Building Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will direct the Health Service Executive to organise a public briefing for the community in Portrane and Donabate and elected public representatives with regard to the redevelopment plans cur...More Button

Public Transport Initiatives

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the terms of reference of the consultation for the bus rapid transit corridor and swiftway system which commences on 17 February 2014; with whom will the final route decisions rest; and the role of...More Button