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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Foster Care Supports (Continued)

We will now go back to Question No. 45, which is taken with Question No. 60. Deputy John Curran is deputising for Deputy Brendan Smith.More Button

Childcare Services Funding

We will now return to the next question in order, which is No. 47, taken with No. 51, in the name of Deputy Thomas Broughan.More Button

Homeless Persons Supports (Continued)

I thank the Deputy.More Button

There will be a final contribution from Deputy Broughan. There are 58 seconds remaining and the clock is ticking.More Button

Business of Dáil

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

Is Deputy Bríd Smith sharing time? No. She has it all to herself.More Button

It looks like it.More Button

I understand that Deputies Joan Collins and Thomas Broughan are sharing time. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Youth Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the degree to which her Department continues to liaise with youth organisations with a view to identifying their concerns and putting in place measures to address issues arising; and if she will ma...More Button

Child and Family Agency

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which reports of children at risk of mental, physical or sexual abuse have been brought to the attention of her Department by various bodies under its aegis; the extent to which the s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the degree to which a rapid response exists in cases of incidents of children at risk brought to the attention of her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Property Tax Collection

Asked the Minister for Finance: the procedure to be followed to facilitate the payment of property tax by the relatives of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which she and bodies or groups under her aegis have received or are scheduled to receive supportive funding from her Department, with specific reference to youth organisations, bodies...More Button

Departmental Budgets

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which she remains satisfied regarding the adequacy of resources available to her Department to meet all contingencies in the course of 2018; if particular issues of concern have been ...More Button

Departmental Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she is satisfied regarding the adequacy of the staffing levels available to and through her Department to meet all anticipated requirements in the course of 2018; and if she will make a statemen...More Button

Children in Care

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of children in residential care; the extent to which such numbers have fluctuated in the past five years; the age profile of such children; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of children and their age profile in foster homes; the extent to which these numbers have fluctuated over the past five years; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which her Department monitors the well-being of children in residential or foster care on an ongoing basis; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Abuse

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which instances of child abuse of a physical, mental or sexual nature have been brought to her Department's attention since it was established; if the issues have been satisfactorily ...More Button

Child and Family Agency Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which she and her Department continues to grant aid to organisations involved in caring for children at risk; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Care Legislation

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the degree to which her Department offers support to undocumented families, with particular reference to children that might be at risk; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child and Family Agency Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which her Department continues to monitor children and families at risk with a view to averting incidents of self harm; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Counselling Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the extent to which she remains satisfied regarding the adequacy of the counselling services available through her Department to children and families at risk; and if she will make a statement on t...More Button

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the welfare payment in place for a person (details supplied); the steps that can be taken to ensure the availability of at least a basic payment with a view to the alleviation of hardship; and if s...More Button