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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Sectoral Emissions Ceilings: Discussion (28 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: This question is for Mr. Callanan. In order to achieve our 51% reduction, each of the upper ends of the targets has to be met, and for agriculture that is 30%. At the moment, the range is 22% to 30% but there is an acknowledgement that if each of those sectors does not hit that, the 51% reduction will not be met. The EPA’s recent report stated that for agriculture, there is currently...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Sectoral Emissions Ceilings: Discussion (28 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: Therefore, the Department is relying on new technologies. If it was required to meet the 30%, there would be a reliance on new technologies to hit that.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Sectoral Emissions Ceilings: Discussion (28 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: How long?

Ceisteanna ar Pholasaí nó ar Reachtaíocht - Questions on Policy or Legislation (23 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: EirGrid has identified an electricity shortfall of up to 700 MW over the coming winters. This equates to approximately 350,000 homes. This increase in electricity demand is primarily due to the increase in data centre demand. As a result, the Government has approved the procurement of 450 MW of energy electricity generation, which will cost the State €350 million. The Commission...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Public Transport (22 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: I thank the Minister of State. In her response the Minister of State said that all of the settlements defined as such by the CSO are connected. I presume by this she means Greystones, Arklow and the bigger towns. They are connected by a very poor rail service. There are two trains in the morning. This is not sufficient by any stretch of the imagination. Brittas Bay has no public...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Public Transport (22 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: We will be moving from Cork to Wicklow. I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Josepha Madigan, for coming to the Chamber to take this Topical Issue. I know it is not her area and she will probably be limited in what she can say. It would have been preferable for the Minister for Transport to be here, but I understand that is sometimes not possible. I want to raise the need for a...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Energy Conservation (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 89. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the retrofit projections for Ireland as referenced by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31927/22]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Bus Services (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 123. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps that will be taken in relation to the buses that will no longer be in use once the new electric buses are delivered; the timeline for the 800 buses; the areas in which they will be allocated, delivered and up and running; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31921/22]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Wildlife Protection (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 254. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will fully answer the progress report on the establishment of the wildlife crime unit; the roles that will be included; the number of staff that will be in the unit; the current number of staff; the timeline for the recruitment of staff for the number of roles; the structure and location of the unit; and if he will...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 307. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the reason that from 13 July 2022, no communication channels were open with the Passport Office, including the helpline for Deputies, a direct phone line, webchat or email; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31924/22]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Facilities (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 548. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the next call-off contract will be awarded; if a school (details supplied) will be included; the number of schools included in the contract; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31917/22]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Facilities (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 549. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will be included in the design and build contractor multi-party framework No. 1; the anticipated timeline for the design and build project to progress to tender; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31923/22]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Enrolments (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 550. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the recourse that a school has if an appeal to retain a teaching post is not successful and enrolment figures continue to increase in the meantime; the additional resources that are available to a school which has lost a teacher but will take in a number of Ukrainian refugee children; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31926/22]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Early Childhood Care and Education (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 623. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he will review a case (details supplied) regarding an age exemption for a child attending ECCE due to additional educational needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31912/22]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Early Childhood Care and Education (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 624. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number and percentage of ECCE services that have signed up to the transition fund; if this information is available by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31916/22]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Family Support Services (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 625. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his Department considered adding a cloth nappy to the new baby bundle initiative considering the climate emergency at present; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31919/22]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: EU Directives (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 655. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there is a Government commitment to promote the recognition of the crime of ecocide as part of the environmental crime directive revision discussion in the European Council; the way that he plans to recognise this commitment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31920/22]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: EU Agreements (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 656. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to promote the recognition of ecocide in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. [31922/22]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Wage-setting Mechanisms (21 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: 745. To ask the Minister for Health if a response will issue to matters raised in correspondence (details supplied); if he intends to review the eligibility criteria for section 39 pay restoration to include those funded by way of grant aid agreements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31915/22]

Emissions in the Transport Sector Report: Motion (16 Jun 2022)

Jennifer Whitmore: I too am a member of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action. I commend Deputy Leddin on his chairing of that committee and I also commend the other members. It is a very active and committed committee. It has been quite a while since we looked at this report on transport and quite a while since we discussed it. I looked through it last night and remembered all...

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