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Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Approved Housing Bodies (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 79. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if consideration will be given to the setting up of housing co-operatives under the aegis of the local authorities with a view to making a serious effort to address the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47115/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Funding (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 110. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a structure can be formed for operation by the local authorities for the purpose of obtaining sufficient capital at the lowest possible interest rates on the international market to restore the traditional local authority house building programme, including the provision of serviced sites and affordable housing; if audits...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Applications (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 163. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of an appeal for a long stay visa in the case of a person (details supplied); when the appeal will be concluded; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47308/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Illness Benefit Eligibility (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 273. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an illness benefit payment will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47354/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Illness Benefit Payments (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 274. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a decreased level of illness benefit payment issued recently to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47355/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Invalidity Pension Eligibility (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 275. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an invalidity pension payment will be reinstated in the case of person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47360/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Social and Affordable Housing Funding (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 282. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if an extension of the funding intended for local authority house building is envisaged in view of the urgency of the situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43910/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Provision (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 292. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of new local authority house starts, excluding activity generated by approved housing bodies, recorded in each local authority area in the past twelve months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47378/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Provision (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 293. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if contracts excluding activity generated by approved housing bodies can be entered into between the private sector and the local authorities with a view to the provision of urgently required local authority housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47379/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Provision (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 294. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which he can facilitate the provision of direct build local authority-only housing starts excluding the activity by approved housing bodies by way of the private sector, including planning permission and site works for a contract price; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47380/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Provision (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 295. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which sufficient infrastructure exists to facilitate an accelerated programme of direct build local authority houses nationally without reference to approved housing bodies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47381/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Adaptation Grant Funding (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 296. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which adequate funding remains available to Kildare County Council for the provision of disabled persons and housing adaptation grants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47382/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 297. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of families homeless and on Kildare County Council's housing waiting lists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47383/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Social and Affordable Housing (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 298. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which each local authority can make available developed housing sites for families in a position to meet their own housing needs by way of self-build; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47384/18]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Provision (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 299. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if local authorities have sought additional capital for the acquisition of building lands on which it might be proposed to build local authority houses as opposed to through the aegis of approved housing bodies; the degree to which previously owned local authority lands have been utilised for exclusively local authority...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Housing Eligibility (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 300. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he expects to be in a position to revise upwards the income limits appertaining to eligibility for local authority houses and local authority loans in view of the extent to which such applicants are currently excluded and forced into the private rental market, which they cannot afford; and if he will make a statement on...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Building Regulations (14 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 301. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he is satisfied that adequate structural guarantees now exist in the building sector to protect the consumer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47387/18]

Hallmarking (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (13 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: Amendments Nos. 1 to 3, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.

An tOrd Gnó (Atógáil) - Order of Business (Resumed) (13 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: The Garda Síochána (compensation for malicious injuries) Bill has been mooted for some considerable time. In view of the importance of that legislation, when is it likely to come before the House?

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Pension Provisions (13 Nov 2018)

Bernard Durkan: 87. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the steps she plans to take to facilitate the award of widow's, widower's or surviving civil partner's (contributory) pension in respect of persons married here following a divorce in another jurisdiction the status of whom for remarrying here was in order but that in the event of the death of either party the pension is not...

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