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Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Economic Sanctions (30 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 60. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to the registration on 8 September 2021 by the EU Commission of a European Citizens' Initiative (details supplied), if he will raise at EU level the potential for an EU-wide ban on the importation of goods from the occupied territories. [47066/21]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East (30 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 73. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on a current campaign (details supplied) which seeks to raise awareness about the intimidation, harassment and obstruction faced routinely by Palestinian children as they try to get safely to their classrooms in the West Bank, Gaza and the occupied territories and about the seriously detrimental impact for their education, safety...

Data Centre Moratorium: Motion [Private Members] (29 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I am glad to speak for the Labour Party in support of this motion and commend Deputy Whitmore and her colleagues on bringing it forward. I am glad to have the opportunity to debate the important and pressing issue of data centres in a measured, thoughtful and rational way. The wording of the motion is careful. It simply calls for a pause on the development of data centres and sets out very...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East (29 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 125. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to a recent testimony (details supplied) regarding incidents that have had a severe impact on access to education for over half a million children across the Occupied Palestinian Territory; if his attention has been drawn to reports that three out of four attacks were perpetrated by Israeli forces over a...

Joint Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth: General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021: Discussion (Resumed) (28 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: This is my first meeting as a member of the committee. I am conscious that other members have already been through some hearings on pre-legislative scrutiny. I welcome the opportunity to be here. I thank the Minister for his outline of the Bill. I was very involved in the Minister's predecessor's attempts, and indeed with other attempts in the past, to try to draft legislation....

Joint Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth: General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021: Discussion (Resumed) (28 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I thank the Minister for his engagement with us, which has been constructive. On his point about the balancing of rights, he said this Bill would seek to flip the rights to ensure the identity and information are given priority over privacy rights and, therefore, it would use a different approach to the previous Bill. Unfortunately, there have been so many iterations of draft legislation on...

Joint Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth: General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021: Discussion (Resumed) (28 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I raised the point about how we meet the balancing of rights. Our understanding of what is necessary to carry out that has clearly shifted over time because at one point it was thought the birth parent would require a veto in order for the balance to be constitutionally robust. It seems that now that an information session – the word "session" is a very unlegal word in the Bill...

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

Ivana Bacik: I commend the Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon, and the staff of his office on the publication of the A Better Normal report. It is a very important report and I welcome the opportunity to debate it. I am glad to hear the Minister will meet the ombudsman in the coming weeks to discuss the report. The report points to the need for urgent political and cross-departmental action...

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: Hear, hear.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: We are calling for a three-year rent freeze.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: No.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I thank the Deputy.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: Absolutely.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I thank the Minister of State.

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." I will share my time with Deputies Kelly and Duncan Smith. I will take ten minutes and they will take five each, with the agreement of the House. I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for the opportunity to introduce this important Bill which the Labour Party has drafted with particular input from our Seanad colleague and housing...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Trade Data (21 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 84. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the details on the level of trade between Ireland and Bahrain in 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45210/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Energy Policy (21 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 122. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the review of the security of energy supply of Ireland’s electricity and natural gas systems; and if the review will examine the cost of a ban on the importation of fracked gas within the timeframe included in that review. [45137/21]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Recycling Policy (21 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 123. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated annual cost of including glass bottles in the proposed deposit return scheme of his Department. [45138/21]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Dublin Bus (21 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 164. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated cost of providing 100 additional buses to the Bus Éireann fleet. [45133/21]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (21 Sep 2021)

Ivana Bacik: 347. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the amount spent on purchasing specialist fire service vehicles for the Defence Forces fire services in 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [45208/21]

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