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Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: International Protection (21 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 436. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she has any figures or estimates on the number of Ukrainian beneficiaries of temporary protection and applicants for international protection resident in Ireland who may have crossed the border into Northern Ireland and on into Britain; and what efforts, if any, are being made to monitor the matter. [22589/24]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Irish Aid (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 87. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will consider reducing aid provided to national government bodies and agencies in Ghana and Uganda given their decision to harden laws that criminalise same-sex relations. [21285/24]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Departmental Data (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 400. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the annual cost of maternity benefit, paternity benefit and parents leave benefit; the initial cost estimate provided to the Minister and to the Department of Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform in the year the benefit was legislated for; his views on the discrepancy; and if she will make a...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Equality Issues (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 401. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on whether people medically determined to be intersex should be required to register as male or female; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21284/24]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Cards (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 560. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated average or median cost of a GP visit card per person per annum; the cost of a full medical per person per annum; and to provide a detailed explanation of the difference in cost, given the abolition of inpatient hospital charges and the reduction in the household cap on monthly medicine bills. [21281/24]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Data (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 561. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of reducing the drug payment scheme threshold to €50 per household per month. [21282/24]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Data (14 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 562. To ask the Minister for Health if any costings exist on moving the drug payment scheme to an individual patient basis rather than a household limit. [21283/24]

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: Census of Population (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 64. To ask the Taoiseach if the CSO is giving consideration to asking about sexual orientation in the next census, as the United Kingdom does. [19670/24]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Overseas Development Aid (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 67. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if the Government provides official development assistance to any countries and governments of countries in which same-sex relations are criminalised; if so, if he will provide a list of those countries; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19669/24]

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Sports Facilities (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 162. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the construction of a velodrome at the Sport Ireland Campus. [19671/24]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Insurance (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 183. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to provide an update on her plans to introduce pay-related social insurance benefits for jobseekers; the estimated cost of same; and the estimated the cost to extending this approach in case to maternity benefit, paternity benefit, parents benefit and illness benefit. [19664/24]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Gender Recognition (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 184. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when she received the review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015; whether it has been presented to Cabinet or to a Cabinet Sub-Committee; when she will make a recommendation to Government on the matter; and the process that is being followed to aid her to do so. [19665/24]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Gender Recognition (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 185. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she plans to make provision for people who are medically determined to be intersex due to their chromosomes or characteristics to be recognised in law. [19666/24]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Legislative Measures (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 198. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the criminal justice - disregard for certain convictions related to consensual sexual activity; and if she expects to publish the legislation in advance of Pride. [19672/24]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Gender Recognition (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 286. To ask the Minister for Health If the Government has any policy or guidelines on surgery carried out on intersex infants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19667/24]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (1 May 2024)

Leo Varadkar: 287. To ask the Minister for Health how many people are currently availing on the free PrEP pre-exposure profilaxis programme to prevent HIV; if he is satisfied that at risk men can access the programme without any barriers; if there is a waiting list for the programme and how long the wait is for a first assessment; and if he plans to extend the service to GPs. [19668/24]

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: Referendum Campaigns (20 Mar 2024)

Leo Varadkar: The referendums to which the Deputy refers were held pursuant to Article 46.2 of the Constitution following the passage by both Houses of the Oireachtas of two Bills proposed by the Government. A Government-sponsored Bill is only presented to the Oireachtas with the Government’s prior approval.

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: An Garda Síochána (20 Mar 2024)

Leo Varadkar: The Department of the Taoiseach works closely with the Defence Forces and An Garda Síochána to ensure the safety and security of office holders and staff located in Government Buildings. There are appropriate protocols in place in the event of security incidents, including bomb threats and other emergencies. The Department does not provide details in relation to such incidents for...

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: Public Inquiries (20 Mar 2024)

Leo Varadkar: A comprehensive evaluation of how the country managed COVID-19 will provide an opportunity to learn lessons from our experiences in dealing with a pandemic. It will include a review of the whole-of-government response to the pandemic and how we might do better and be in a stronger position if another pandemic or other similar type event were to occur. It will include a consideration of...

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: Departmental Bodies (20 Mar 2024)

Leo Varadkar: I propose to take Questions Nos. 40 and 41 together. Expenditure by the Shared Island unit in the Department of the Taoiseach relates primarily to the Shared Island research programme and dialogue series. Provision is made in the Revised Estimates each year, as part of the Department’s administration subhead allocation, for the work of the Shared Island unit. Detail on expenditure...

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