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Browne, James

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to resolve the reduction in special education teaching at a school (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if additional teaching hours for pupils at a school (detailed supplied) will be allocated.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason for no extra allocation of special education teaching hours for a school (details supplied).More Button

Schools Building Projects

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if funding will be allocated for parking facilities at a school (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his Department has identified suitable sites for the construction of a new building for a school (details supplied).More Button

School Staff

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to reconsider the new provision limiting secondments for the purpose of serving as directors for education support centres.More Button

Education Policy

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will examine the benefits and weaknesses of setting homework for children in primary schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Summer Works Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if the guidelines for the summer works scheme, SWS, will remain the same for the 2017-18 year in line with the 2015-16 and 2016-17 grant guidelines, specifically noting if the applicants must have ...More Button

Schools Facilities

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will allocate funding for parking facilities at a school (details supplied) in County Wexford; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Courts Service Remit

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he has engaged with the Courts Service regarding affording greater involvement to wards of courts and their families with the wards of courts funds and the funds of minors; and if he will make a...More Button

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the HSE did not approve the drug Translarna, which would benefit seven children here. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will engage with the pharmaceutical company that wishes to provide Translarna to those suffering from muscular dystrophy. More Button

Hospital Appointments Status

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if a person (details supplied) will receive urgent prioritisation for scoliosis treatment here.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the way in which his Department and the HSE have assisted a person (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the way in which his Department and the HSE plan to assist a person (details supplied).More Button

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons awaiting occupational therapy services in County Wexford; the number of those waiting who are under 18 years of age; and the average waiting time for those awaiting these serv...More Button

Psychological Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of children in County Wexford awaiting primary care psychology services; the number of those children waiting longer than 12 months, 24 months and more than 36 months respectively; and i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is satisfied with the inability of primary care psychology services in County Wexford to offer urgent appointments; and when this matter will be addressed.More Button

Medical Card Administration

Asked the Minister for Health: if medical card applicants can receive medical cover from the date on which their application was received rather than the date of issue; if not, if he will adopt this change; and if he will make a...More Button

Information and Communications Technology

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when information technology issues related to GLAS and AEOS payments will be resolved; the reason for the problems forcing the exacerbation of delays; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the plans he has raised with EU officials regarding the need to protect the current CAP budget; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Farm Enterprises

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the way in which he plans to protect the future of suckler and tillage farming; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to protect the Wexford fisheries industry to offset threats posed by Brexit.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to ensure that post-Brexit negotiations in relation to fisheries are linked with the wider trade negotiations. More Button

Budget 2018

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if budget 2018 will offer low-cost loans for farmers to meet their ongoing capital requirements and on-farm investment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if budget 2018 will meet the programme for Government commitment to increase ANC funding by €25 million; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Family Resource Centres

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if funding will be made available to family resource centres that require capital for infrastructural improvements.More Button

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Administration

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: his plans to put new tenders in place for the SICAP; his further plans to tender for the provision of this programme in County Wexford; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: if tendering for the next SICAP will be focused on the needs of rural communities; if facilities will determine the location of services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

State Pension (Non-Contributory) Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to increase the allowance for savings as a means for non-contributory pension applicants. More Button

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: when a review of the participation of older persons on community employment schemes will be completed; and if the review will be published.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to introduce changes to the criteria related to the community employment scheme, particularly related to the two-year limit on a person’s assignment to the scheme. More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the way in which his Department has provided social housing in line with A Vision for Change; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button