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Nolan, Carol

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


VAT Rate Reductions

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to reduce the rate of VAT on animal vaccines; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tax Credits

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to increase the earned income tax credit to the same level as the PAYE credit; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Transport Applications Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of pupils who have applied for concessionary school transport for the current school year, by county; the number who were granted and refused respectively; and if he will make a statemen...More Button

DEIS Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason the threshold for the appointment of an administrative principal for rural DEIS schools is higher than other DEIS schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of schools that currently have rural DEIS status, by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

DEIS Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the differences in the funding or other supports available under each of the different categories of DEIS school; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Stations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the reason for the delay in publishing the interim report on the reopening of Garda stations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Reserve

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the percentage of Garda reserves completing a minimum of 208 annual hours per annum duty obligations; the number of times on average reserves are requested to assist policing in district; the annua...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of community gardaí in each district in each of the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the amount of funding allocated to each division in each of the past ten years for the purposes of establishing or supporting text alert, community alert or neighbourhood watch schemes, in tabular ...More Button

Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of Gardaí over each of the past ten years, by rank and division, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Cancer Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason some supports for women with breast cancer such as breast prosthesis and post mastectomy bras have been reduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: when the new legislation to provide for transport supports for persons with disabilities will be brought before Dáil Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

General Practitioner Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of general practitioners availing of a rural general practitioner allowance by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the ratio of general practitioners to population by HSE area, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Review

Asked the Minister for Health: the steps he plans to take to eliminate the discrimination against farmers under the fair deal scheme; the timeframe for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to restore areas of natural constraint payments to 2008 levels; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Sheep Welfare Scheme Funding

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if an additional €5 million funding for the Sheep Welfare Scheme will be provided in Budget 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to raise the suckler cow payment in Budget 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Dairy Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the action he plans to take to protect farmers from price volatility in the dairy sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

TAMS Funding

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to increase funding for TAMS and increase investment aid for commercial horticulture in Budget 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Land Acquisition

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to provide funding to the NPWS to compensate farmers who have their lands designated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to make low-cost loans available for farming enterprises over a five-year period to fund both ongoing working capital requirements and on-farm investment; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

Post Office Network

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the outstanding recommendations of the post office network business development group; the estimated cost of implementing all recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

National Broadband Plan Administration

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the anticipated timeframe for the completion of the tender process for broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rural Transport Programme Data

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if the report on rural transport as committed to on page 50 of the programme for government has been furnished to the relevant Houses of the Oireachtas committee; the date on which it was furnished...More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the allocation made to youth work services over each of the past ten years, by county, in tabular from; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Regional Development Policy

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: if the functions of his Department extend to ensuring balanced regional development; his views on a recent EUROSTAT report that states that over 50% of development is in the Dublin region; his plan...More Button

Local Authority Functions

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the measures he plans to put in place to ensure that local authorities are prepared for the roll-out of broadband once the tender process is concluded; the cost of the measures; and if he will make...More Button

Action Plan for Rural Development

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: his plans to commission research on the impact of Brexit on rural communities as committed to in the Action Plan for Rural Development; when this research will be commissioned; and if he will make ...More Button

Seniors Alert Scheme

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the funding allocation for the senior alert scheme over each of the past ten years; the number of beneficiaries of the scheme per year, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Money Advice and Budgeting Service Reports

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she has considered the submission by the Money Advice and Budgeting Service, MABS, regarding the proposals to replace local voluntary MABS companies with regional companies; the rationale for th...More Button

School Meals Programme

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of rural schools availing of the school meals programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if all rural DEIS schools avail of the school meals programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Farm Assist Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to restore farm assist payments to 2013 levels; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Wind Energy Guidelines

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when he plans to open the public consultation process for the draft wind energy guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health and Safety Regulations

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the legislation or regulations in place in relation to the protection of health and safety of children in privately owned recreational facilities such as theme parks, amusement centres and activity...More Button