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Ombudsman for Children's Initiative on Eliminating Child Poverty and Child Homelessness: Statements (23 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: I read with interest the A Better Normal report by the Office of the Ombudsman for Children. There are several points I wish to make regarding the report and what it highlights. It is shameful that there is need for such a report. We are supposed to be a civilised society. Although I am not sure that we can ever eradicate poverty entirely, it is frightening that the report indicates that...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Transport (23 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 96. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she will consider reviewing the 50% school bus transport capacity limit that is currently in operation in the post-primary service; if so, the timeframe for any such review; if she will consider a goodwill provision for late applications for the school transport scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45504/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: State Examinations (23 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 164. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the criteria used by the State Examination Board when marking down accredited grades which students were allocated by their teachers in leaving certificate 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45505/21]

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (22 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: HSE representatives attended a meeting of the Joint Committee on Disability Matters in May to discuss the progressing disability services model. They stated that all 91 children's disabilities network teams were to be established by the end of quarter 2, that is, the end of June. We are now nearing the end of quarter 3 and they are not all established. How many of them have been...

Planning and Development (Amendment) (20 per cent Provision of Social and Affordable Housing) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (21 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: I commend my colleague, Deputy Eoin Ó Broin, on bringing forward the Bill. I welcome the fact the Government is not opposing the motion. The Minister says he is going to review it and I hope that will lead to action. The most common issue among my constituents is housing or, I should say, lack of housing, and I know that is the same for practically every Member of this House. ...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Budget 2022 (21 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 33. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider in the context of Budget 2022 introducing a refundable tax credit equivalent to 8.5% of annual rent at a cap €1,500 for tenants in private rental accommodation in the context of a rental crisis that is damaging living standards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44883/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Budget 2022 (21 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 47. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will refrain from further increases in the carbon tax in the context of Budget 2022 in view of significant energy price increases and its impact on the cost and standard of living on Irish households; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44884/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Fuel Quality (16 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 37. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the way in which he plans to enforce the new standards for all domestic solid fuels which he plans to introduce across the State; the way in which he plans to prevent suppliers from Northern Ireland from selling non-compliant fuels; the body which will be responsible for enforcing these new regulations; if he plans to...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Bus Services (16 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 139. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to extend the LocalLink service throughout County Cavan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44147/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Disability Services (9 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 1046. To ask the Minister for Health the capacity level each adult disability day service provider provided after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted to allow them to reopen; the amount of funding that was allocated to each adult disability day service provider to enable them to expand their capacity; the capacity level each adult disability day service provider provided after receiving this...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Disability Services (9 Sep 2021)

Pauline Tully: 1047. To ask the Minister for Health the adult disability day service providers which applied for funding to enable them to expand their capacity after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted to allow them to reopen; the adult disability day service providers which did not apply for funding to enable them to expand their capacity after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted to allow them to reopen; and...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 221. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to irregularities at a driving theory test centre (details supplied) in which persons have presented at their appointed test time to discover the centre closed, nobody answering the phone number provided and without receiving any notification of the cancellation of their test; the steps he will take to...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Building Regulations (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 671. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a commitment will be made to raising the minimum statutory requirements that a building must achieve in respect of access that is incorporated within the Building Regulations (Part M Amendment) Regulations 2010 and the accompanying Technical Guidance Document M – Access and Use 2010 from visitable for a wheelchair...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Departmental Strategies (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 672. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of the consultation process that has been undertaken to develop the new National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability; the groups that were involved in these consultations; if the consultation has considered the need to raise the minimum statutory requirements that a building must achieve in respect of...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 930. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the longest period currently spent on the home tuition grant by a child with additional educational needs; the average time spent on a home tuition grant by children with additional educational needs in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39187/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Legislative Process (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 931. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she plans to hold a review of the operation of the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018; if so, the timeframe for the review; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39188/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education Schemes (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 987. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of participants in the summer provision programme in 2018, 2019 and 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40127/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 988. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of mainstream schools that provide special classes; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40128/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Nursing Homes (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 2003. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities under the age of 65 that remain living in nursing homes; the estimated additional cost to have those remaining in nursing homes transferred to a community setting; the timeframe to have those remaining in nursing homes transferred to a community setting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36087/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Nursing Homes (27 Jul 2021)

Pauline Tully: 2104. To ask the Minister for Health the funding allocated to progress the transfer of persons with disabilities under the age of 65 from nursing homes into community settings in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021 respectively, by capital and resource funding and CHO in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36543/21]

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