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Naughten, Denis

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (Continued)

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Page 49 of the programme for Government commits to recruit additional front-line allied health professionals such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and so forth. Is t...More Button

Home Loan Scheme

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme will be extended to include the refurbishment cost in addition to the capital cost of the house; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the additional funding not already committed that was allocated in the July stimulus to small sewerage schemes in villages; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Undocumented Irish in the USA

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the progress made to date on resolving the issue of undocumented Irish persons in the United States of America; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Visa Agreements

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if progress has been made on establishing an E3 visa agreement between Ireland and the United States of America; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Primary Medical Certificates

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of appeals in relation to refusals of applications for a primary medical certificate that are now on hold as a result of the Supreme Court ruling of 18 June 2020; and if he will make a s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to review refusals of primary medical certificate applications as a result of the Supreme Court ruling of 18 June 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: when changes will be made to regulation No. 3 of the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers (Tax Concessions) Regulations 1994 in view of the Supreme Court judgement of 18 June 2020; and if he wi...More Button

River Basin Management Plans

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the number of farmers that participated in the Shannon Callows farm plan scheme; the cost of the scheme in each year in which it operated; if consideration is being given to re-establish the scheme...More Button

School Curriculum

Asked the Minister for Education: her plans to develop an online curriculum for primary school children isolating at home due to Covid-19; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: her plans to develop an online curriculum for post-primary school children isolating at home due to Covid-19; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the number of students in secondary schools studying different subject areas for the leaving certificate in particular trades; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Gaelscoil Issues

Asked the Minister for Education: the number of Gaelscoileanna nationally; the breakdown by county; the percentage of total primary and secondary schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: if she has future plans to open additional gaelscoileanna; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Insurance Costs

Asked the Minister for Justice: her plans to revise legislation on the duty of care or negligence in the context of the ongoing insurance crisis; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Personal Injury Claims

Asked the Minister for Justice: her plans to implement the findings of the Law Reform Commission report Capping Damages in Personal Injuries; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social Media Regulation

Asked the Minister for Justice: her plans to make social media companies accountable in Irish law for false, misleading and defamatory publications on social media platforms; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: her plans to provide greater powers to gardaí to access information in relation to false, misleading and defamatory publications on social media platforms and prosecute if and when the need arises;...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice: the breakdown of population numbers to each Garda for every county here; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disabled Drivers Grant

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of applications for a primary medical certificate that are now on hold as a result of the Supreme Court ruling of 18 June 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of agency staff employed by profession or type of employment, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the current vacancies within the HSE, by profession or type, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons employed, by profession, during the Be on call for Ireland campaign, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons employed temporarily, by profession, during the Be on call for Ireland campaign, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of temporary contracts for the Be on call for Ireland campaign that have ceased, by profession, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Primary Care Centres

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of primary care centres here; the breakdown by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans for the coming five years to increase the number of primary care centres; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

General Practitioner Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the ratio of population to general practitioners for each county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Medical Cards

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is considering changing the medical card payment process for general practitioners from a fixed annual payment per medical card holder to paying the GP per consultation; and if he will make a...More Button