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Howlin, Brendan

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Asked the Taoiseach: when Cabinet committee E, health, last met. More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: when Cabinet Committee C - European Union, including Brexit - last met.More Button

Government Information Service

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will report on the establishment of a strategic communications unit in his Department.More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of improving the staffing schedule in primary schools to reduce class sizes by one point each year in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of reducing the effective pupil-teacher ratio in non-DEIS schools to 18:1, with a comparable reduction in the pupil-teacher ratio in DEIS schools and no change to the staffing of fee charg...More Button

Capitation Grants

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of increasing primary and post-primary school capitation rates by €10 per child; the overall cost of a 5% increase to capitation rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Staff

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of increasing, with effect from September 2018, the substitution provided to primary schools with teaching principals sufficient to ensure that all teaching principals can avail of one ful...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of reinstating postgraduate student grants in September 2018; the projected full year cost on the basis of the previous system that was in place; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of decreasing the non-adjacent rate of third level grants from 45 to 24 kilometres; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Third Level Fees

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the cost of reducing the student contribution rate by €250, €500 or €1,000; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Care Costs

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the full year cost of increasing the universal child care subsidy universal band from €1,040 per year to €1,800, €2,400, €3,000 and €3,600, respectively, with pro rata increases for the part-time, ...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the cost of building an additional 1,000 social housing units per year on local authority or State-owned land; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button