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Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: I thank Ms Quill and Mr. Shanley. I want to ask a few quick questions that the punter and the ordinary guy on the street will ask. What way will the levy apply to each individual media outlet company? Will it be proportionate to the outlet's turnover or how will it be calculated or collected? Will the original television licence be affected by this legislation and if so, how? Will local...

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: Will a local news radio station be subject to the levy if it uses podcasts or blogs, for example?

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: What about tracing or policing new social media platforms that pop up?

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: Would any updated codes need to be approved by the Oireachtas before changes are implemented?

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: I will continue on with the issue of governance. Under head 8, the commission shall be independent in the performance of its functions. How will this be governed and monitored? The commission is defined as being multi-personed. Is there a limit on the number of members? As far as I am aware, the Minister of the day can appoint as many as he or she wishes. Can an ex-Oireachtas Member be...

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: Sorry, I was referring to former Members. I understand that Members of the Oireachtas cannot be members of the commission. I was asking about former Members.

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Banking Sector (1 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 96. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will request the regulator of the Central Bank to defer the closure of bank branches (details supplied) for the duration of Covid-19; if he will request that the bank provide a financial and impact statement for the branches earmarked for closure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18013/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Community Welfare Services (1 Apr 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 310. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting for motorised wheelchairs in community healthcare organisation area 5 for the latest available date by area in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17718/21]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (31 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 670. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of plans to provide pension provision as per a 2008 Labour Court recommendation for community employment supervisors; the timeframe for a decision; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16703/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Assisted Human Reproduction (31 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 848. To ask the Minister for Health the position on advancing legislation and policy on assisted human reproduction health matters; the estimated legislative timeline; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17717/21]

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Impact of Covid-19 on the Entertainment Sector: Discussion (30 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: I thank all the witnesses for attending the session. I also wish Pauline O'Neill all the best in her future position. Most of the questions have already been asked. What needs to happen now on the copyright legislation? The opening statement indicated that IMRO supports educational workshops. Do people in the sector have any specific training needs as we come out of the pandemic? Is...

Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2021 [Seanad]: Second Stage (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: When adopted, this Bill will extend the entitlements to parental leave to each parent of a qualifying child from two to five weeks, which would at least bring us up to the average European level. Like most Deputies, I wholeheartedly welcome this change as I have been contacted by many constituents regarding just how important this leave is for them. The campaign slogan, #EveryWeekCounts,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Improvement Schemes (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 106. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of road improvement works funding for County Wexford. [15540/21]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Improvement Schemes (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 291. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount and percentage of the regional and local road grant allocation drawn down by Wexford County Council in each of the years 2015 to 2020, in tabular form. [14443/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Transport (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 932. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 494 of 10 March 2021, the rationale for the requirement for Bus Éireann school bus drivers to retire at 70 years of age. [15591/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 1423. To ask the Minister for Health the current position of the Irish Coast Guard with regard to the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out; when this cohort can expect to receive the vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14167/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 1499. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children and adults on the dental appointment waiting list in County Wexford; the average waiting time for appointments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14444/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services (24 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: 1500. To ask the Minister for Health the number of dentists who held contracts for the dental treatment service scheme in County Wexford in 2020; the number of dentists who currently hold a contract for the dental treatment service scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14445/21]

Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Impact of Covid-19 on the Hospitality Sector: Discussion (23 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: I thank the four organisations for coming along. It is heart-rending to hear them all. Outside of Dublin, we know many of the publicans, hoteliers and so on personally. We meet them and their families every day. They play hurling and football. They support most of the hurling and football teams and all sorts of activities in communities. It is a real eye-opener today to hear them all,...

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (11 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mythen: As the Tánaiste is aware, IVF treatment is provided through private practice. I have been contacted by couples in Wexford who are very concerned about this issue. We know that the most precious resource in any country is its children. We know that one in four couples struggles to start a family. However, IVF costs at least €5,000 and up to €9,000 with add-ons, which...

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