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Griffin, Brendan

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Passport Services

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will consider the possible ways of putting in place a reminder system for persons whose passports are about to expire; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Mortgage Resolution Processes

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will ensure that the mortgage code of conduct will be applied to any mortgages that are bought by international banks; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will grant necessary school status with less punitive pupil threshold requirements for mainstream teacher allocations to very isolated rural schools where there are no other nearby schools; a...More Button

School Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding a learning support-resource classroom; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Student Grant Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if the special rate of maintenance grant will be awarded to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Summer Works Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when funding will be made available under the summer works scheme in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when funding will be made available under the summer works scheme in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Schools Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of one-teacher schools nationwide and per county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Value for Money Reviews

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason his Department initiated a value for money review of two-teacher schools and not on larger schools; his views that a review carried out in such isolation could not provide a comprehensiv...More Button

Office of Public Works Staff

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if additional permanent staff will be assigned to the Office of Public Works in County Kerry to deal with its workload; if he will provide details of staffing complements in County Kerry over the p...More Button

Flood Relief Schemes Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if a minor flood works grant will be provided in respect of a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rent Supplement Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if rent allowance will be extended to participants in back to work enterprises who are in the early stages of their businesses and in receipt of low incomes; and if she will make a statement on the...More Button

Disability Allowance Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if a decision has been made on the review of a disability allowance application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Post Office Network

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the measures she is taking to support the use of post offices in connection with social protection payments; her future plans in this area; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if he will provide in tabular form the number of post offices that closed in the past ten years on a yearly basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: the number of post office closures by county per annum in the past 20 years in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding the public service recruitment moratorium; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Housing Adaptation Grant Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding the changes in eligibility requirements for the elderly and disabled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Water and Sewerage Schemes Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: when Irish Water will be assuming responsibility for the utilities ESB bills of group schemes that have been recently taken over by the local authority; and if he will make a statement on the matte...More Button

Water Meters

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: when Irish Water will be taking over the remainder of the group water schemes in County Kerry; if they have finalised a system for metering these schemes; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Copyright Infringement

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his view on correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Single Payment Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a decision has been made on the review of a single farm payment over-claim in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a decision has been made on the review of a single farm payment over-claim in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Bovine Disease Controls

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if compensation will be made available to dairy farmers who have to cull their animals with BVD disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a decision been made on the agri-environment options scheme 1 payment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Care Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to outline her views on a matter (details supplied) regarding funding for a preschool; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Hospital Appointment Status

Asked the Minister for Health: if a hospital appointment will be provided in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Universal Health Insurance White Paper

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to engage with general practitioners in relation to his plans for universal health insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Parking Provision

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if the National Roads Authority will remove parking places at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry to improve sight lines; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Air Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his future plans for the currently subsidised Kerry to Dublin flights; if he will continue to provide a subsidy in view of the importance of the route to the economy of the south west; and if he wi...More Button