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Durkan, Bernard J.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of houses allocated to families on the various local authority housing lists in the course of 2018; the expectation in this regard in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Education Grants

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the options available to a person (details supplied) in relation to a higher education grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Work Permits Appeals

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the progress to date in the determination of an appeal for a work permit in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Patient Transport

Asked the Minister for Health: when transport to and from hospital will be re-facilitated in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Home Help Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: when necessary additional home help hours will be awarded in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Primary Care Centres

Asked the Minister for Health: when the next tranche of publicly advertised primary care centres for third party operation lease will be announced; when a centre will open at a location (details supplied); and if he will make a ...More Button

Social Insurance

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the reason credits are not applied in the case of widower's and widow's payments for the purpose of availing of dental and optical benefits; her plans to amend the status quo in this regard; and if...More Button

State Pension (Contributory)

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if a person (details supplied) is eligible to receive an increased pension and arrears following a recent pension review; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Housing Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if and when income eligibility limits will be revised to address the issues experienced by applicants for local authority housing who find themselves ineligible for a Rebuilding Ireland home loan o...More Button

Home Loan Scheme

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of Rebuilding Ireland home loan applications received to date by county; the number approved, refused or pending; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when extra funding will be allocated to the various local authorities to ensure the continuation of Rebuilding Ireland home loans; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Housing Adaptation Grant Funding

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if and when extra resources will be allocated to Kildare County Council to meet the requirements of the disabled persons grant scheme and housing adaptation grants; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the progress to date towards the reactivation of development at Naas Town Centre, Naas, County Kildare; if all outstanding issues in respect of way leaves and rights of way have been resolved; and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the extent to which planning procedures can be expedited to facilitate the building of extra local authority houses with particular reference to the need to make a serious impact on the number on l...More Button

Homeless Persons Supports

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the extent to which emergency local authority housing provision has been made in respect of each local authority with particular reference to those most affected by homelessness; and if he will mak...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the steps still to be taken to accommodate persons who find themselves homeless through no fault of their own while in some cases suffering from ill health; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of families rehoused by Kildare County Council in each of the past four years to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of local authority housing tenancies entered into in the past 12 months; the number of tenancies arranged between approved housing bodies and local authority housing applicants in the sa...More Button

Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of new applicants registered on local authority housing waiting lists in each of the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rental Sector Strategy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the steps that will be taken to ameliorate the situation affecting families becoming homeless through buy-to-let repossessions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button