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Daly, Clare

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the role of the Pensions Authority with regard to the financial and non-financial assumptions employed for the purposes of the setting of the minimum funding standard for occupational defined benef...More Button

Pensions Legislation

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the steps she is taking to limit the arbitrary powers of pension scheme corporate trustees; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tracker Mortgage Examination

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason the Government cannot initiate a criminal investigation into the tracker mortgage scandal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if tracker mortgages taken out pre-2006 with a bank (details supplied) will be included in the Central Bank's review of tracker mortgages; and of persons that took out mortgages with the bank pre 2...More Button

Special Educational Needs Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 124 of 25 October 2017, the number of children that applied to attend a special class in a mainstream school for students with SSLD with speech and language th...More Button

Data Protection

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his views on the privacy and data protection implications of a company requiring persons who hold accounts with them to provide their PPS numbers in order to continue holding an account with the co...More Button

Immigration Policy

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to introduce a system of regulation of immigration consultants here, similar to the UK office of the immigration services commissioner, in view of the fact that such consultants in the ab...More Button

Wards of Court

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 177 of 24 October 2017, the reason families to date were not permitted to seek a summary of the overall amount of funds in court; and the reason this policy ha...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 177 of 24 October 2017, if families are entitled to seek a summary of the way in which funds in court are spent or only a summary of the balance in the account. More Button

Departmental Correspondence

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if she will provide copies of each of the applications made to her Department seeking assistance and or wildlife licences in cases (details supplied); and if she will further provide copies of wild...More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the evidence used to approve action on public health grounds in regard to three cases (details supplied); and if her Department consulted other Government Departments or State agencies for advice o...More Button

Wildlife Data

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the statistics in each of the years 2000 to 2016, inclusive, and to date in 2017 on gull numbers by urban and rural areas.More Button

Departmental Reviews

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 257, 258 and 264 of 17 October 2017, the population database that will be used in the comprehensive review.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if she will consider a phasing strategy for the derogation review project currently underway in her department (details supplied). More Button

Wildlife Conservation

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: further to a report (details supplied), if she will provide a copy of the full application case made by a group to her Department for the approval and licence to conduct the study.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: further to a report (details supplied), if she will provide a copy of the licence issued by her Department for the conduct of the study.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the date on which her Department received a copy of the final report of a study (details supplied).More Button

Health Services Reports

Asked the Minister for Health: the action his Department took in relation to the findings of a report (details supplied); and if none, the action he plans to take.More Button

Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme

Asked the Minister for Health: the payments made by his Department and-or the surgical symphysiotomy ex gratia payment scheme on or after 22 November 2016 out of the €400,000 that was still outstanding in payments on that date; ...More Button

Clinical Indemnity Scheme

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 1018 of 17 January 2017, his views on the substantial increases in each of the years since 2007 in the number of maternity cases in which damages claims were p...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 1019 of 17 January 2017 if the State Claims Agency keeps records of confidential settlements in maternity damages cases; and if so, the number of such confiden...More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of hospitals that employ whole body neonatal cooling on site as treatment for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy; and if there are plans to extend access to this treatment to more hospitals...More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the refusal of the HSE to cover the cost of the administration of a drug (details supplied) in their homes to a cohort of persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Greyhound Industry Data

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the details of deaths and injuries of greyhounds for each track held by the IGB here and by the ICC in Northern Ireland.More Button

Animal Diseases

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if amoebic gill disease, pancreatic disease and cardiomyopathy was present at a farm (details supplied) in County Cork during the summer of 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Fishing Industry Data

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of notifications of increased levels of mortalities on salmon farms in the past two years under SI 261 of 2008 (details supplied).More Button

Marine Institute

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he has addressed the requirement of operators to comply with SI 261 of 2008.More Button

Fisheries Protection

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if the Marine Institute with the assistance of the national risk assessment committee has addressed the presence of amoebic gill disease, pancreatic disease and cardiomyopathy; and if it was determ...More Button

Electricity Grid

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the estimated cost to the State of the upgrades to the electricity grid and transmission infrastructure necessary to facilitate large-scale expansion of data centres owned by foreign multinationals...More Button

Child and Family Agency Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 505 of 17 October 2017, if the 35 member firms paid €12.6 million by Tusla in fees in 2016 are contracted for service on a case-by-case basis by Tusla or paid ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the services provided by a firm (details supplied) to Tusla in 2016 in view of the fact that the firm was paid a €1 million management fee by the agency in 2016.More Button

Child and Family Agency Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 497 and 498 of 17 October 2017, if she has been provided with the reason the centre is operating at 50% capacity; if the decision to reduce capacity was take...More Button

Employment Rights

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if concerns have been raised with her office in regard to working conditions at a company (details supplied) contracted for security services by her Department; and if she will make a statement on ...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his views on the opinion of An Bord Pleanála (details supplied) that it is not clear on the way in which the data centre to be built by a company in Athenry, County Galway, could be powered by 100%...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if there is an obligation on a company (details supplied) to offset the environmental impacts of its proposed data centre in Athenry, County Galway, in view of the fact the same company was require...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his plans to introduce regulations for the sustainable development of data centres in view of the fines that will be levied on the State in 2020 for missing its emissions targets; and if he will ma...More Button

Rental Accommodation Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the reason a participant on the rental accommodation scheme, RAS, cannot transfer onto the HAP scheme. More Button

Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 57 and 59 of 18 October 2017 and in view of the fact that 12 Defence Forces personnel have died by suicide subsequent to being prescribed Lariam his views on...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 59 of 13 December 2016, when the report of the working group on Lariam will be published in view of the recent publication of the Air Corps toxic chemicals rep...More Button