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Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (21 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: I am delighted to have just received a written copy of the Minister's contribution because, unfortunately, I did not get to hear a large part of it. From what I did hear, the Bill means an awful lot to the Minister and the Green Party, and that needs to be acknowledged. This is a big piece of work and it is clear from his opening contribution that this, while not the culmination because...

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Order for Second Stage (21 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: I ask that every effort be made to allow this Bill to go forward on Second Stage. This has been a long time coming and has gone through detailed pre-legislative scrutiny. There is a very significant appetite for this. There is still a long way for this to go and a great deal to be done on this issue. I ask most sincerely that Second Stage be allowed to continue. I thank the House.

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (1 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: On a point of order-----

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (1 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: Deputies are absolutely abusing the process-----

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (1 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: I want to raise a point of order. This is happening yet again.

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (1 Apr 2021)

Duncan Smith: People are taking the mickey.

Caring for Carers: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: I thank Sinn Féin for bringing this motion to the House. It is very important that we get an opportunity to discuss in detail the contribution that our carers and family carers give to the people that they care for and to society as a whole. Covid-19 has been a disrupter for us all but especially for carers who look after people with underlying health conditions, with severe...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Climate Change Negotiations (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 208. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the discussions he had with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine with respect to the position being adopted by Ireland in negotiations concerning the reduction of emissions and biodiversity matters arising from the proposals for a reformed Common Agricultural Policy and the Green New Deal; and if he will...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Climate Change Negotiations (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 209. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will report on the discussions he had at EU level regarding an EU trading system for agricultural emissions as referenced in the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16438/21]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Covid-19 Pandemic (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 555. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the arrangements in place or to be put in place for those Defence Forces members serving with the UN in Lebanon to avail of Covid-19 vaccinations; if they will receive vaccinations before they return home; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17544/21]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Reserve (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 549. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when a revised Defence Forces regulation review 5 for the Reserve Defence Forces will issue, having regard to commitments made in November 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16623/21]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Reserve (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 550. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the criteria for promoting Defence Forces Reserve officers from the rank of lieutenant to captain who were commissioned on or after 1 October 2005; the number promoted each year since 2005 excluding fixed term promotions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16624/21]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 666. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of carer's allowance applications in the past two years received by her Department; the number of applications which were refused; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16628/21]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Domiciliary Care Allowance (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 667. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of domiciliary care applications received in the past three years by her Department; the number of applications which were refused; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16629/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Boards (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 748. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the ETB will consider a request for forklift training (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16626/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 931. To ask the Minister for Health the services currently provided from the new health centre in Athy; the services that will be provided; the estimate of the time involved in setting up new services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16625/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Cards (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 932. To ask the Minister for Health if he will consider extending the return dates for documentation for medical cards, applications and appeals, where necessary given that many applications are depending on medical reports from doctors who are finding an increased demand on their workload due to the roll-out of the vaccination programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16627/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Legal Cases (31 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: 1193. To ask the Minister for Health if a family (details supplied) in County Kildare can receive any information that his Department may hold on their child; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17512/21]

Residential Tenancies Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (25 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: I want to put on record our support for these amendments. I want to move on and get in as many votes as possible.

National Standards Authority of Ireland (Carbon Footprint Labelling) Bill 2021: First Stage (25 Mar 2021)

Duncan Smith: I move: "That the Bill be taken in Private Members' time."

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