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Rabbitte, Anne

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Budget Statement 2019 (Continued)

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Skills Development

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the action plan developed for addressing unemployment if caused by adult illiteracy (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the numbers achieved from 2011 to 2017 under the national skills strategy by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the age targets (details supplied) achieved from 2011 to 2017 under the national skills strategy in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason a target (details supplied) was not achieved within the 2011 to 2017 timeframe; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans for a paid learning leave programme for employees with literacy, numeracy and digital needs or who have less than a level four qualification, to develop basic literacy and numeracy skills...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he has considered options to support a paid learning leave programme for employees who have literacy, numeracy and digital needs or who have less than a level 4 qualification, to develop basic l...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to follow the European Commission in its promise to have a concrete plan on upskilling pathways for adults with low skills levels or no upper secondary education by 2018; and if he will m...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason the net target for the national skills strategy has not increased for 2025 based on population in view of the fact that the population has increased since 2007; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Legislative Measures

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if a plain language Bill will be introduced in order to ensure communication with the general public is in layman’s terms (details supplied).More Button

Literacy Levels

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if the statistics are accurate on adult illiteracy; if so, the way in which childhood illiteracy will be addressed; the way in which childhood illiteracy is measured; the number of young children w...More Button

Cancer Screening Programmes

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of the supplementary report into the CervicalCheck screening programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of the roll-out of the HPV test; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

HSE Staff Responsibilities

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the performance achievement policy for the Health Service Executive; if he is satisfied that full compliance with the policy has been achieved; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the performance achievement policy of the Health Service Executive; if he is satisfied that full compliance with the policy has been achieved; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

HSE Reports

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of implementing the recommendations of the 2017 external report on the national screening service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of implementing the recommendations of the 2017 external report on the National Screening Service; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of initial assessments of need of children with disabilities that are carried out per community healthcare organisation annually.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the qualifications that must be held by assessment-of-needs officers; the number of officer positions nationally; his views on whether this number is adequate in meeting assessment demands; and if ...More Button

Dental Services Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: when the pre-economic crisis budget for the dental treatment services scheme will be reinstated; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Autism Support Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the level of funding being provided to an autism support organisation in each CHO area in each of the years 2011 to 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the provision in 2018 in each CHO area for autism assistance dogs for persons who may require one; the provision made in each of the years 2011 to 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a state...More Button

HSE Reviews

Asked the Minister for Health: when the 2017 review of the HSE National Review of Autism Services - Past, Present and Way Forward 2012 will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that physiotherapists within the Health Service Executive who have submitted a section 38 registration application to CORU and are awaiting approval have...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if the number of physiotherapists within the Health Service Executive who have been downgraded to work as physiotherapy assistants while awaiting CORU registration and the impact it has on patient ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of CORU physiotherapist registration processing times; if he is satisfied that processing times are adequate; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Children in Care

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on the adequacy of decision-making support available for parents prior to placing a child in voluntary care; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button