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Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Services (12 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 1081. To ask the Minister for Health the steps that he is taking to address the shortage of child and adolescent psychiatric in-patient beds in public hospitals; the number of new beds that will be delivered in 2022 by hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38069/22]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax and Social Welfare Codes (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 187. To ask the Minister for Finance the assumptions made when modelling the cost of increasing social welfare payments and other expenditures given that a portion of that money will be expected to be returned to the Exchequer in the form of VAT, excise duty and other forms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36946/22]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Credit Unions (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 188. To ask the Minister for Finance when he intends to publish legislation to amend the Credit Union Act 1997; his plans to increase the role of credit unions in the banking sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36948/22]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Credit Unions (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 189. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of credit unions participating in the personal microcredit scheme, by name and location, in tabular form; the number that are not participating; the steps that he is taking to increase participation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36949/22]

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 194. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he intends to develop a new payment scheme for public service workers suffering from long-Covid who do not work in healthcare, following the end of the special leave with pay scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36954/22]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Planning Issues (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 204. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to a media report (details supplied); his views on same; if consideration is being given to removing the obligation on planning authorities to comply with section 28 guidelines and Specific Planning Policy Requirements as part of the review of planning legislation; and if he will make a...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Schemes (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 234. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she will respond to matters raised in correspondence from the principal of a school (details supplied) in Dublin 11; the steps that she plans to take to address the issue; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36952/22]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 296. To ask the Minister for Health if he will establish an occupational injury scheme for healthcare workers with long-Covid; if he his attention has been drawn to the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2021-2027 which recognises the importance of recognising Covid-19 as an occupational disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36945/22]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (7 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 328. To ask the Minister for Health if he intends to update the HSE terms and conditions of employment to include Covid-19 as an occupational disease or injury; if his attention has been drawn to the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2021-2027 which recognises the importance of recognising Covid-19 as an occupational disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter....

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: I move amendment No. 8: In page 4, after line 6, to insert the following: “3.The Minister shall, within 3 months of the passing of this Act, prepare and lay a report before both Houses of the Oireachtas setting out the implications of extending the exemption from statutory charges for in-patient and day case care in public hospitals to all cancer patients.”. I am not...

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: There is no doubt this situation has thrown up a serious anomaly. It is an indefensible situation where a 16-year-old can have a termination but is not being facilitated with free contraception. This is so last minute and rushed we are not in a position to challenge what the Minister has said. We have to take it at face value. The key thing is that this situation is not let lie. We...

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: Could I clarify the timing on this? How long have I got?

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: I apologise for being late. I was at a briefing and was caught out with the early start. I agree with points made by other speakers about the rushed nature of this. We all want to see this scheme coming in as soon as possible but we were caught unawares last week. After the briefing took place, for which I thank the Minister, I tried to table amendments and discovered that the deadline...

Cost of Disability: Motion [Private Members] (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: There is no doubt that disabled people and their families find themselves at the sharp end of the cost-of-living crisis. While all households have been affected by inflation, the fact of the matter is that not everybody starts from the same position. Even before the current increase in the rate of inflation, people with disabilities experienced one of the highest rates of poverty at over...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Agreements (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 187. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the enterprises, investment funds and real estate investment trusts which have received investment through the Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme since the programme was established by name, the number of investments and value of investment in tabular form. [36507/22]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Agreements (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 188. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 394 of 23 June 2022, if she will provide a breakdown of the number of Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme applicants who invested in social housing since the programme was established by year in tabular form; the names of the companies that were invested in; and the value of each...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Agreements (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: 189. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 394 of 23 June 2022, if she will provide a breakdown of the number of Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme applicants who invested in healthcare since the programme was established by year in tabular form; the names of the companies that were invested in; and the value of each investment....

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Effects of Long Covid and Provision of Long Covid Care: Engagement with Dr. John Lambert (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: I welcome Dr. Lambert to the meeting and thank him for his submission to the committee, and for the work he is doing in the area. First, I fully accept that we should not be dependent on Dr. Lambert giving us information on what is happening on an international basis in relation to prevalence. Is he aware of any variation in prevalence relating to particular variants? Is he seeing anything...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Effects of Long Covid and Provision of Long Covid Care: Engagement with Dr. John Lambert (6 Jul 2022)

Róisín Shortall: Is there any evidence so far of predisposition to long Covid?

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