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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Reduction of Carbon Emissions of 51% by 2030: Discussion (4 May 2021)

Richard Bruton: No, I am happy to hear from whoever is best placed to answer. I am not an expert. Dr. Lysaght did speak about measurement so perhaps he is the natural choice to respond, but Professor Stout spoke about the wrong decisions being taken in pursuing climate goals, which can then do damage. Perhaps one or both of them could answer.

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Waste Management (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 6. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to introduce new extended producer responsibility schemes for the collection and processing of waste streams and to create stricter obligations within the existing schemes; the parameters of such schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22424/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Recycling Policy (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 7. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when he plans to extend the recycling list to include soft plastics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22426/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Recycling Policy (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 8. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when he plans to set targets for waste reduction, for reuse of product and for an obligation to incorporate recycled material with virgin raw material in key processes; and the range within which these targets are likely to fall. [22427/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Recycling Policy (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 9. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the actions within the waste strategy which will be delivered in the remainder of 2021 and in 2022. [22429/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Environmental Protection Agency (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 10. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the funding being allocated through the circular economy programme run by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2021 and in 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22430/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Yield (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 30. To ask the Minister for Finance the expected size of the tax base upon which the new non-recycled plastic tax being introduced to provide additional own resources to the European Commission is based; the rate at which it will be applied in 2021 and 2022; the expected payments to be made each year; the way in which it is planned to pay for same; and the way in which it is planned to apply...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Building Regulations (29 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 47. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has considered the introduction of regulations to promote more sustainable building practices and in particular of regulation governing the use of renewable components, the speciation to allow dismantling on buildings to facilitate reuse and on demolition planning for maximum recovery of materials; and if he will make a...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Energy Prices (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 164. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has assessed the report by a company (details supplied) on the way in which the cost of solar energy on the grid may be reduced in future auctions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21354/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Electricity Grid (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 165. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the procedures for setting grid connection costs and the estimation of needed strengthening of the grid to accommodate renewable power sources have been reviewed to ensure that they are similar to those applying for renewables in other European countries and are supportive of the rapid growth of renewable sources...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 218. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has reconsidered the reopening of the driver theory test centres with the easing of restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21404/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy Services (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 882. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to restore the FEMPI cuts in the pharmacy sector. [21263/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy Services (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 883. To ask the Minister for Health the reason reimbursement schemes require pharmacies to identify their wholesaler when they engage in parallel imports. [21265/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 913. To ask the Minister for Health if a person returning from a country on the red list who is returning to care for a critically ill relative can be allowed complete their quarantine other than in a mandatory hotel. [21383/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 955. To ask the Minister for Health if a system for exempting persons who have been vaccinated from quarantine requirements has been worked out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21536/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (28 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 1063. To ask the Minister for Health if the scheduling of the second HPV vaccine in schools has been delayed; and when it will be administered. [22105/21]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Increasing Wind Power on the National Grid: Discussion (27 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: I thank the witnesses for their presentation and kind words. The committee has been very strong in wanting to double the ambition we set out in the climate action plan, which is welcome. I see the witnesses are talking about moving to in excess of 85% capacity for wind on the grid. There is a dilemma for both politicians and the witnesses. We all want more but, as we have seen with...

Direct Provision: Statements (22 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: Managing migration from failed states and climate disruption and displacement will be an enduring challenge and it is likely to get considerably worse before it begins to get better. We in politics who aspire to the values of humane systems must steer a very difficult course between the harrowing stories and how we accommodate them. There has been a rise in parties that use migration to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (22 Apr 2021)

Richard Bruton: 141. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated number within each vaccine prioritisation group of those who have received two doses, those who have received one dose and those yet to be reached for the most recent date for which estimates are available. [20934/21]

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

Richard Bruton: It is important as we exit Covid that the Land Development Agency hits the ground running because it is a State developer and will have access to large tracts of public land. It is going to masterplan new communities and rebalance the country regionally and for sustainability, but I would like to raise a few issues that could put sand in its cogs. First, the recent interim chair, who is...

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