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Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion Services (28 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 700. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that doctors are receiving training in the way in which to perform dilation and evacuation abortions as mentioned in UCD research published in April 2021 in relation to the experiences of abortion providers since the law has changed; if dilation and evacuation abortions are currently taking place in Ireland; and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (28 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 779. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of psychology services in the Headford and Lackagh primary care service, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46580/21]

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Pre-Budget 2022 Scrutiny (Resumed): Minister for Finance (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I thank the Minister for coming in. I have been listening intently to what he has said and to the questions. He mentioned crises or challenges for the economy that may be coming. We have housing, health and climate action, including carbon tax and public transport issues. We are fighting many things on many fronts. The Minister talked about the national development plan and the spending...

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Pre-Budget 2022 Scrutiny (Resumed): Minister for Finance (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I thank the Minister and I recognise that we have many positives in the country. When I mention the crises, it is not that they are negatives. There are always challenges. I see every day the number of young people biting at the bit to get involved in or set up businesses and to create industry and employment. One of the issues with that relates to the incentives to make work pay. One of...

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Regional Development (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 22. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the measures he plans to put in place to deal with the under investment in the Northern and Western Regional Assembly areas and to move the region from a region in transition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45653/21]

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Public Procurement Contracts (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 45. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he plans to change public sector procurement to make the process more accessible to small suppliers and contractors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45654/21]

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Public Expenditure Policy (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 234. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to change public works contracts to include a price variation clause to take account of the recent abnormal increases in the cost of building material; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45771/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authorities (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 236. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider increasing the Local Government Fund to address the ongoing lack of funding to Galway County Council. [45772/21]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters: Participation of People with Disabilities in Political, Cultural, Community and Public Life: Discussion (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I thank the Vice Chairman, who is doing a great job. I congratulate all our speakers. Councillor Bailey mentioned the assessment of needs, the time it takes for assessments to be made and the delay and frustration involved. She said she has to fight for everything. I hear the same thing every day of the week in my constituency office. Parents of children who have issues are trying to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters: Participation of People with Disabilities in Political, Cultural, Community and Public Life: Discussion (23 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I have listened intently to what has been said by everybody and it has been a worthwhile exercise. However, this exercise will only be worthwhile if we take what has been said on board. I was struck by a few points made by Councillors Bailey and Cronnelly, who are practising politicians. I have known Councillor Cronnelly since the first day he was elected to Galway County Council. He will...

Garda Siochana (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Second Stage (22 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I welcome the opportunity to speak on this Bill and make some comments on the situation of the Garda. It is a very serious concern to me that policing in Ireland is changing so much and so fast. It has changed dramatically in recent years. The concept of the garda on the beat or on the street has more or less disappeared. Community policing has been very much scaled back, unnecessarily...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services (22 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 214. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be assessed for orthodontic treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45473/21]

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Pre-Budget 2022 Scrutiny: Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (22 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I thank the council for its attendance. Is it a case that Brexit has not hit us yet, in that many of the trade agreements are still in place and being kicked down the road a bit? Do the witnesses see, over the next year or two, a more dramatic change in our trading arrangements? We may be living with a false sense of security. When do they think the fiscal rules will come back into play...

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: I wish to refer to the context of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly area, which the European Union has recognised and categorised as a region in transition, as an industrial region that is lagging behind and as a moderate innovator. There must be a seismic shift in focus to ensure this region develops to its full potential. In light of the fact the Government is now carrying out a...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Electricity Generation (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 85. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to incentivise microgeneration; if he will put a feed-in tariff in place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44677/21]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Electricity Grid (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 139. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that local authorities are refusing to give letters of permission to lay cables on public roads to facilitate connection to the grid for solar farms and windfarms thus delaying the planning process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44675/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authorities (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 256. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he plans to fund additional resources for local authorities to cope with the additional workload as a result of the planning and development (amendment) (LSRD) Bill; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44555/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 257. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he plans to publish the new guidelines on rural housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44557/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Hen Harriers (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 258. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the hen harrier threat response plan will be published; the reason for the long delay in the publication of the plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44563/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Fire Stations (21 Sep 2021)

Seán Canney: 283. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when approval will be given to Galway County Council for the proposed new fire station at Loughrea, County Galway. [44823/21]

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