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Chambers, Jack

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Prohibition of Winter Disconnections) Bill 2021: First Stage

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Protection of Young Persons (Employment) (Exclusion of Workers in the Fishing and Shipping Sectors) Regulations 2021: Referral to Joint Committee

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Company Closures

I propose to take Questions Nos. 150 and 155 to 159, inclusive, together.

  The exact information requested by the Deputy is not available. However, the CSO has introduce...More Button

Census of Population

Preparations for the Census, to take place in April 2022, are now at an advanced stage and the addition of further questions is not now possible.More Button

The addition of new questions on both gender identity and sexual orientation to the census were considered as part of the public consultation undertaken by CSO between 2017 and 2019. More Button

The CSO convened a Census Advisory Group (CAG) in 2017 to consider the content of the census. The membership of the Group was reflective of the key users of census data. It comprised of representat...More Button

However, the CSO strongly recognises the importance of developing its capacity to collect and produce data on both topics and it is committed to doing so, including with a view to including the top...More Button

The CSO has introduced new questions on both gender identity and sexual orientation in its General Household Survey in the first quarter of 2019. The first release from this iteration of the survey...More Button

Sports Facilities

The promotion and achievement of increased access to, and participation in, sport and physical activity by people with disabilities is a key priority of the National Sports Policy 2018-2027.
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Sport Ireland

Sport Ireland has no involvement in the governance review of the organisation mentioned by the Deputy nor in the arrangements between the organisation and the person engaged in respect of the revie...More Button

I understand that in 2020 the organisation identified that it required assistance in assessing supports and structures necessary to deliver on its sponsorship, commercial and revenue generating g...More Button

Subsequently, the person recommended to the organisation that a wider governance review be conducted. While Sport Ireland is not aware of any particular governance concerns within the organisatio...More Button

Sport Ireland has indicated that it will support these initiatives by the organisation as part of its normal business and engagement with the organisation in 2021. More Button

Irish Language

As the Deputy is aware, the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030 and the accompanying Action Plan for the Irish Language (Plean Gníomhaíochta 2018-2022) represents state po...More Button

Scéimeanna Tacaíochta

Aithníonn mo Roinn go bhfuil sé thar a bheith dúshlánach do na coláistí Gaeltachta agus iad ag iarraidh a bheith ag pleanáil chun cinn don bhliain seo amach romhainn, go háirithe agus cúrsaí COVID-...More Button

Tá comhairleoirí sláinte agus sábhailteachta fostaithe ag mo Roinn chun cuidiú leis na hearnálacha a thagann faoina scáth ina gcuid ullmhúcháin chun feidhmiú le linn na paindéime. Mar chuid den o...More Button

Tá sé seo á dhéanamh ag mo Roinn ar mhaithe le cabhrú leis an earnáil dul i ngleic leis na dúshláin a bhaineann le bheith ag reáchtáil cúrsaí samhraidh sna tosca reatha agus lena chinntiú go mbe...More Button

Tá sé idir dhá cheann na meá an mbeifear in ann dul ar aghaidh le cúrsaí go sábháilte an samhradh seo. Idir an dá linn, tá molta do na coláistí tairbhe a bhaint as na scéimeanna agus tacaíochtaí...More Button

Ní gá a rá go leanfaidh mé féin agus mo Roinn ag coinneáil rudaí faoi bhreithniú i rith an ama agus ag obair i gcomhar leis na páirtithe leasmhara, lena n-áirítear an Roinn Oideachais, na húdarái...More Button

Sports Capital Programme

The Sports Capital and Equipment Programme is the primary vehicle for Government support for the development of sports and physical recreation facilities and the purchase of non-personal sports equ...More Button