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McGrath, Paul

Tuesday, 26 November 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 1


Written Answers. - Rail Services.

Asked the Minister for Transport: his plans to develop high speed inter-city trains.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport: the action he intends to take to deliver the Dublin metro.More Button

Written Answers. - Tax Code.

Asked the Minister for Finance: the annual percentage of taxpayers who paid income tax at the higher rate in each of the past ten years; and the estimated figure for the current tax year.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the annual percentage of workers who were tax exempt in each of the past ten years.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the annual percentage of taxpayers who paid income tax at the lower rate in each of the past ten years.More Button

Written Answers. - Tax Allowances.

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of self-employed taxpayers who were tax exempt, paid only at the lower rate and paid at the top rate, in each of the past ten years; and if he will give these figures as percentages of t...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the total amount of income tax paid by a double income family with total gross pay of ?56,000 and a single income family with total gross pay of ?56,000 in the tax year 2002, assuming no dependent ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount of income tax and PRSI payable by a single PAYE worker in each of the past five years where gross income in each year was an amount (details supplied), assuming only personal and PRSI al...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of taxpayers in the PAYE sector and self-employed who availed, per annum of the home caring spouse tax allowance since this tax relief was first introduced.More Button

Written Answers. - Income Thresholds.

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of PAYE taxpayers in a number of income thresholds (details supplied) or nearest equivalent, in each of the past five years.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of self-employed taxpayers in a number of income thresholds (details supplied) or nearest equivalent, in each of the past five years.More Button

Written Answers. - Flood Relief.

Asked the Minister for Finance: the person responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the River Barrow, in particular, the section from Graiguecullen, Carlow, to Leighlinbridge; if his Department's attention has been drawn to ...More Button

Written Answers. - Higher Education Grants.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: the parental income limit for students on higher education courses to avail of the special top up grant.More Button

Written Answers. - Schools Building Projects.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: the major second level school building projects which are listed on his Department's website which have actually gone to tender; and the date on which his Department approved those projects to proc...More Button

Written Answers. - Prison Research Project.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if a request has been received from Amnesty International for permission for a research mission to visit prisons here; the date of this application; the response and the date of this response; and ...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Absenteeism.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: further to Parliamentary Question No. 414 of 12 November 2002, the number of serving gardaí who are currently absent from duty for more than two weeks due to illness or medical grounds, susp...More Button

Written Answers. - Housing Grants.

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: the number of people who have applied for and received new house grants, per county, in each of the past five years.More Button

Written Answers. - Electoral Boundaries.

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: if there are plans to change the electoral areas in the forthcoming local elections in 2004; and if so, if the changes will avoid splitting villages and towns into two different electoral areas.More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs: the rate of unemployment benefit payable to a single person on 1 July in each of the past five years.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs: the reason her Department so badly under estimated the take-up of FIS payments arising from changes in budget 2002; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button