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Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (18 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 243. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on waiting lists for Jigsaw; the average waiting time in each of the years 2017 to 2020 and to date in 2021, by community healthcare organisation, CHO, area in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9029/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 132. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has considered providing tax relief for counselling and psychotherapy services on the same basis as is provided for other medical expenses. [8762/21]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Veterans (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 347. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of the Irish veterans' charter; and the number of meetings held between the Defence Forces, his Department and the two nominated veterans' organisations (details supplied). [8300/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Covid-19 Pandemic (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 441. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a small class in a school (details supplied) will be permitted to return when other special needs classes are returning. [8594/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Counselling Services (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 449. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she has considered increasing access for children to therapeutic mental health supports via the introduction of a counselling support service for second-level schools. [8765/21]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Insurance (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 468. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she has considered extending the benefits under the PRSI system to include counselling and psychotherapy. [8764/21]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Eligibility (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 593. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the naturalisation process for persons who were married to Irish citizens for over ten years but have now faced bereavement. [8128/21]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Eligibility (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 594. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a naturalisation application is unnecessary after a period of time which has passed if a person is married to an Irish citizen for over that extended period of time. [8129/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioner Services (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 728. To ask the Minister for Health when free general practitioner care will be extended to all children under 12 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8181/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Cards (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 915. To ask the Minister for Health if he has considered extending medical card services to include counsellors and physiotherapists. [8763/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (17 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 979. To ask the Minister for Health the facilities and services in place for patients suffering with long Covid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8960/21]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs: Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: Engagement with the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth (16 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: I thank the Minister for attending. I have two questions for him now and I may come in again later if there is an opportunity to do so. The commission of investigation terms of reference required it to establish a confidential committee to provide a forum for people who were formerly resident in the institutions under investigation or who worked in these institutions during a relevant...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs: Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: Engagement with the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth (16 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: To return to my point regarding page 11 of the confidential committee report, it states that the person's full story is retained in the electronic repository on transfer to the Department. When was the decision made to summarise the personal testimonies provided orally rather than record them verbatim? The testimonies and oral transcripts were not done verbatim - the Minister used that word....

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs: Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: Engagement with the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth (16 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: The Minister has no recollection. The reports the Minister has are summaries and not verbatim or full testimonies of the oral hearings. I believe that, in respect of what was said already and the dissolution of the commission, we need to resolve some of these matters at this time. These are the questions people are getting in touch with us about. They do not believe their testimonies have...

Counterfeiting Bill 2020: Second Stage (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: We cannot be soft on white-collar crime. White-collar criminals should not be allowed to operate under a shroud of acceptability. There is a direct connection between the visible crimes that we see daily and white-collar crimes. Proceeds from street muggings, car break-ins, burglaries and other daily occurrences in our streets filter their way up to white-collar criminals and just because...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Maternity Services (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 249. To ask the Minister for Health the inpatient perinatal facilities available for mothers and babies for mental health supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7463/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 251. To ask the Minister for Health when the HSE will commence specialist mental health services for the deaf community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7469/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 252. To ask the Minister for Health if a consultant psychiatrist was appointed for specialist mental health services for the deaf community; if so, the date of the appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7470/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 253. To ask the Minister for Health the date on which consultation will commence for patients of specialist mental health services for the deaf community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7471/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (11 Feb 2021)

Mark Ward: 313. To ask the Minister for Health the contingency plans in place to ensure that the over-70s receive vaccines in a prompt manner if Covid-19 vaccines are deemed not suitable for over-70s. [7784/21]

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