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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Water Services Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I call the Deputy to order. The next speakers are Deputies Michael Healy-Rae and Danny Healy-Rae who will be followed by Deputies Catherine Murphy and Eamonn Ryan and then Deputy Eamonn Fitzmaurice.More Button

I also have Deputy Dessie Ellis listed. If he wishes to proceed, he may do so now.More Button

Local Authority Boundaries Review: Motion [Private Members]

I call Deputy Michael Collins to move the motion. He and his colleagues have 20 minutes between them.More Button

Child Protection

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the degree to which she remains satisfied regarding the adequacy of the response to children at risk in the home or in care, having particular regard to the need to ensure early intervention and fo...More Button

Children and Young People’s Policy Framework

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the degree to which her Department continues to improve the quality and availability of services for children and young persons, with the objective of ensuring that a particular emphasis is placed ...More Button

Primary Medical Certificates Provision

Asked the Minister for Finance: when a primary medical certificate will be awarded in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Residency Permits

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Youth Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which her Department continues to directly liaise with youth organisations with particular reference to the identification of issues of concern such as the provision of financial supp...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which her Department continues to support County Kildare youth services; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the amount of funding made available to various youth and youth support organisations in the course of 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Safety

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of complaints in respect of children at risk received in the relevant sections of her Department in the past 12 months; the degree to which all have been investigated; and if she will ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which support services are being made available to children who may be at risk as a result of being undocumented non-nationals; the extent to which further measures are planned to pro...More Button

Departmental Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which adequate staff remain available to the various sections of her Department with a view to ensuring the smooth and effective operation of all the services for which she is respons...More Button

Departmental Agencies Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which sufficient and appropriately qualified staff remain available to the various offices under her aegis in view of the various responsibilities for which she is responsible and eve...More Button

Departmental Functions

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which the investigative structures within her Department or bodies under her aegis are deemed adequate to meet current and future requirements as evaluated by reference to the time ta...More Button

Youth Justice Strategy

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which support services exist to rehabilitate and educate or upskill first-time juvenile offenders with specific reference to the need to ensure that such first-time offenders do not b...More Button

Counselling Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which she envisages improved counselling services for children at risk and their families; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Children in Care

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of children in residential or foster care; the extent to which adequate resources remain available to meet the demand in both circumstances; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which the welfare of children in State care or institutions continues to be monitored effectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Invalidity Pension Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the eligibility for invalidity pension in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Fuel Allowance Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the eligibility for fuel allowance in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Fuel Allowance Applications

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if a lump sum for fuel allowance will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button