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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 760 Nbr. 3


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Other Questions - Hospitals Building Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if the expert group currently examining the issue of the location of the proposed new children’s hospital will be asked to make a single recommendation for a particular site or if a recommend...More Button

Mahon Tribunal Report: Statements

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Written Answers - School Staffing

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the extent to which urgently required extra facilities at a school (details supplied) have been identified in the wake of meeting special needs provisions; if he will identify the full extent of ex...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will indicate the precise grounds for determination of entitlement to rent support, where the applicants have been assessed and accepted on the established Local Authority Housing List with ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further Parliamentary Question No. 95 of 14 March 2011, wherein it would seem that there are no guidelines to indicate the exact amount of time a parent must have access to their child in order to ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the reason rent support has not been paid since January to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Redundancy Payments

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the reason an award arising agreed via employment appeals tribunal has not being paid in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; if any outstanding entitlement to State redundanci...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Housing

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the implications for his housing policy or for guidelines that he will issue to local authorities to make allowance for persons who have lost their home following separation and who are unable to g...More Button

Written Answers - Prison Education Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 469 and 471 of 13 March 2012, if he will indicate the format or structures used to determine eligibility for rehabilitative or educational programmes or schem...More Button

Written Answers - Prisoner Releases

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will indicate [890]the basis used top determine entitlement to early release on whatever grounds, occasional release with or without supervision for specific event...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will indicate the basis used to determine entitlement to early release on whatever grounds, occasional release with or without supervision for specific events, transfer to alternative or open...More Button

Written Answers - Residency Permits

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the position regarding an application for residency in the name of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Food Labelling

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is entirely satisfied that food labelling and traceability regulations are fully enforced and enforceable throughout each EU member State; if adequate efforts are being made to prevent re-lab...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason a medical card has not yet been issued to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he has in mind any proposals to reduce the waiting period for medical cards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Hospitals Building Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if he expects the expert group now examining the issue of the location, scale, quality of the proposed children’s hospital is likely to recommend a single or particular locations from which h...More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Home Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the basis on which the cost of beds in public nursing homes are calculated; if he will indicate in tabular form the total all in cost of a place; the basis on which this is made up; the scale and q...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the basis on which the cost of beds in private nursing homes is calculated; if a figure is included to cater for profit or higher level administrative cost is included; if any such nursing homes ar...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which he has compared the standard, quality and scale of service in private and public nursing homes and the dependability of the patients in each in the determination of a comparison...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which the psychological or medical assessment services are updated in line with demographic change in respect of the needs of older persons; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the total number of patients in both private and public nursing homes on average over the past five years; the degree to which such numbers have fluctuated in the period in question; and if he will...More Button

Written Answers - Research and Development

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which State sponsored and private research co-operate or interacts in respect of research on major health issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Autism Spectrum Disorders

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which research is co-ordinated on an EU basis into such issues as Autism and Aspergers or similar heath matters affecting children; the degree to which levels here compared with other...More Button

Written Answers - Mental Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which psychiatric services are coordinated on a Europe wide basis; if children’s services are compared on any such basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button