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Written Answers — Department of Finance: Cycling Policy (27 Jul 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...intention of keeping the scheme simple and reducing administration on the part of employers. Tax expenditure reports prepared by my Department have estimated the full year's cost at €4 million but have been clear that this figure was an estimate as separate returns are not required. The potential cost of a cycle to school scheme would depend on uptake and the marginal...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Data (27 Jul 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...pension fund on retirement for tax purposes, which was introduced in Finance Act 2006 to prevent over-funding of pensions through tax-relieved arrangements. The threshold was initially set at €5 million. It was subsequently reduced to €2.3 million with effect from 7 December 2010 and further reduced to €2 million with effect from 1 January 2014. Information on the...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (27 Jul 2021)

Catherine Martin: Government allocated €50 million in 2021 to a suite of measures to assist the arts and culture sector.  As part of that funding, on Tuesday June 15th I announced the allocations for the €25m Live Performance Support Scheme (LPSS 2021).  I was delighted to be in a position to fund 237 successful applications under this scheme, the details of which are...

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

Darragh O'Brien: ...Regeneration programme in the 2021 vote and for years previous for the refurbishment, regeneration or replacement of flat complexes built from the 1930s to the 1960s. The 2021 Vote allocated €73million for the subhead A.15 Estate Regeneration programmes includes Disabled Persons Grants, extensions, improvements works in lieu, remedial works schemes and the various regeneration...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Covid-19 Pandemic (27 Jul 2021)

Simon Coveney: ...lead to ensure effective co-ordinated international action to support the COVID-19 response of several African states. Ireland was the first bilateral donor in 2020 in Uganda to release funding amounting to €1.8 million to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to support the country’s COVID response plan, which enabled the procurement of 145,000 COVID-19 test kits and...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Covid-19 Pandemic (27 Jul 2021)

Simon Coveney: ...-income countries finance vaccines and support for developing countries to secure their share of global supply. In 2021, through the Irish Aid programme, Ireland has allocated approximately €100 million to global public health. Some €5 million of this has gone directly to support COVID-19 vaccines for developing countries. €4 million of this has been in direct support...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Employment Schemes (27 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...2 of the National Recovery Programme, launched by Government on 1 June 2021. It is also a central measure of the Government's new national employment services strategy; Pathways to Work 2021-2025. This sets out the national framework for activation and employment supports to assist persons, whose employment has been adversely affected by COVID, back to work while continuing to support...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Employment Support Services (27 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...the National Recovery Programme, launched by Government on the 1st June 2021. It is also a central measure of the Government's new national employment services strategy; Pathways to Work 2021-2025. This sets out the national framework for activation and employment supports to assist persons, whose employment has been adversely affected by COVID, back to work while continuing to support...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments (27 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: 1. The estimated cost of increasing the Fuel Allowance by two weeks, from 28 to 30 weeks is €21 million in a full year. 2. As the current weekly rates of payment are in excess of 2008 levels, no additional costs would arise. 3. No decision has been made in relation to paying the Christmas Bonus in 2021 and costings are not available at this time. Any costing would be dependent on...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Science Foundation Ireland (27 Jul 2021)

Simon Harris: Science Foundation Ireland have committed €5 million towards the SFI Research Infrastructure programme in 2021. The programme is also supported by SEAI who have committed €1 million towards proposals within their remit. The current available funding under the programme is therefore €6 million. There is no maximum budget request for research infrastructure proposals,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Packages (27 Jul 2021)

Mary Butler: ...assessment tool for care-needs. While the new home-support scheme is under development, the Government is prioritising improving access to home-support services. As part of Budget 2021, funding for an additional 5 million hours of home-support was provided. This increased investment will contribute to meeting the Programme for Governmentcommitment to providing equitable access to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Proposed Legislation (27 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: ...assessment tool for care-needs. While the new home-support scheme is under development, the Government is prioritising improving access to home-support services. As part of Budget 2021, funding for an additional 5 million hours of home-support was provided. This increased investment will contribute to meeting the Programme for Governmentcommitment to providing equitable access to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Packages (27 Jul 2021)

Mary Butler: ...assessment tool for care-needs. While the new home-support scheme is under development, the Government is prioritising improving access to home-support services. As part of Budget 2021, funding for an additional 5 million hours of home-support was provided. This increased investment will contribute to meeting the Programme for Governmentcommitment to providing equitable access to...

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

Mary Butler: ...same. In line with the Government commitment to progress the recommendations of the Expert Panel, up to €40m is available to support the progress of the national recommendations. Up to €5 million in funding has been allocated to HIQA for 2021 for the implementation of the Panel’s recommendations, with €3.8 million approved for draw down for the recruitment...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Data (27 Jul 2021)

Violet Wynne: 2093. To ask the Minister for Health the number hours of the additional €5 million home support hours committed to in the National Service Plan 2021. [36529/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (27 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: Over 3.1 million people have now received their first vaccine dose and over 2.4 million have received their second dose (as of 26th July). A detailed breakdown of the number of doses administered to each cohort is available below: Cohort Dose 1 Dose 2 Total Cohort 1 - Residents aged 65+ years in LTCF 114,780 108,934 ...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (27 Jul 2021)

Mary Butler: ...improved access and shorter waiting lists, remains a key priority for me, Government as a whole and the HSE. In response to the growth in cases presenting to mental health services, €5.7 million has been allocated for the Eating Disorders National Clinical Programme since 2016. The Eating Disorders Model of Care was launched in 2018 and was developed in partnership with the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Waiting Lists (27 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: ...-attack. Despite the challenges resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic last year, by 31 December 2020 Children’s Health Ireland had carried out 322 scoliosis procedures, 163 of which were spinal fusions, and 159 other spinal procedures. Overall, scoliosis activity figures for 2020 were 16% lower than in the previous year, despite significant social distancing measures and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Disability Services (27 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: I propose to take Questions Nos. 2456 an 2457 together. As the Deputy may be aware, an additional €100 million was provided in the 2021 Budget for new disability developments, reflecting the strength of the Government’s commitment in this area. This investment includes provision for increasing capacity within residential services in a planned way, continuing to respond to the...

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

Stephen Donnelly: .... My Department does not have full access to information on the impact of this ransomware attack on elective waiting lists but will provide an update as soon as one is available. An additional €240 million has been provided in Budget 2021 for an access to care fund, €210m of which has been allocated to the HSE and a further €30m to the National Treatment Purchase Fund...

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