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Extreme Weather (Miscellaneous Provisions Bill) 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (19 Apr 2018)

Gerry Adams: ...the case of public sector workers. Non-emergency service staff stayed at home. Oireachtas staff stayed at home. Sinn Féin staff stayed at home. Front-line staff, hospital staff, showed amazing commitment and courage, as did carers and personal assistants. We all know stories of carers who trudged through the snow to help a person and personal assistants did the same. Another...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Priority Questions: Respite Care Services Provision (19 Apr 2018) See 2 other results from this debate

Margaret Murphy O'Mahony: Carers are unsung heroes. In my constituency in west Cork, I deal with them every day. When there is a lack of respite facilities, the fatigue they go through as a result is unreal. The Minister is aware that what is happening in west Cork is happening throughout the country. All carers feel the same fatigue, the same hurt and the same sense of helplessness. I am sure the Minister read...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Primary Care Services Provision (19 Apr 2018)

Gino Kenny: ...on the steering group in view of the fact that the policies being discussed and decided will directly affect their children and that they have a unique insight and experience being full-time carers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16895/18]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Parental Leave (19 Apr 2018)

David Stanton: ...adopting a phased approach; - Estimate the likely costs arising; and - Align any proposals as much as possible with a European Commission Proposal for a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers which is currently under discussion at working group level under the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU. The interdepartmental group is currently working on a policy approach and I...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (19 Apr 2018)

John McGuinness: 328. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied). [17158/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (19 Apr 2018)

Willie Penrose: 335. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position on a review of an application for carer’s allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17348/18]

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (18 Apr 2018)

Leo Varadkar: ...of public hospitals, what it would cost, how it might be done and what the impact would be. We are expanding access to GP care. Deputies will know that the legislation is pending to extend GP visit cards to all carers in receipt of carer's allowance and carer's benefit and change the income limits for people with disabilities in line with what was recommended in the Make Work Pay...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Cabinet Committee Meetings (17 Apr 2018)

Leo Varadkar: ...and gardaí but it does mean the money has to be taken out of the budget for next year. Also, there is the full-year cost of the increases in social welfare for jobseekers, lone parents, the disabled, carers and other groups who have seen a welfare increase in the past few weeks. The full-year cost of that has to come out of the allocation for next year also. Also to be considered...

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Services for People with Disabilities (17 Apr 2018)

Finian McGrath: ...independence, including living as independently as possible. Services are provided in a wide variety of community residential services, in partnership with service users, their families and carers and a range of statutory and non-statutory voluntary and community groups. These services are provided within the available budget. Although most families would prefer to be able to care for...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Parental Leave (17 Apr 2018)

David Stanton: ...adopting a phased approach; - Estimate the likely costs arising; and - Align any proposals as much as possible with a European Commission Proposal for a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers which is currently under discussion at working group level under the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU. The interdepartmental group is currently working on a policy approach and I...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Credits (17 Apr 2018)

Paschal Donohoe: ...in supporting the labour market participation of single and widowed parents was acknowledged. However, it recommended that the credit should be retained but that it should be allocated to primary carer of the child only. Agreement as to who will be the primary carer of a child is a matter for the parents or guardians, and is defined for the purpose of the credit as being the person with...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (17 Apr 2018)

Paschal Donohoe: ...between the tax liabilities incurred by married couples on the same household income, depending on the method of assessment chosen. However, in lieu of fully transferable rate bands, a Home Carer Tax Credit may be claimed where one spouse works primarily in the home to care for a dependent person, such as a child. This credit was introduced in the context of the move towards...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Parental Leave (17 Apr 2018)

David Stanton: ...adopting a phased approach; - Estimate the likely costs arising; and - Align any proposals as much as possible with a European Commission Proposal for a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers which is currently under discussion at working group level under the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU. The interdepartmental group is currently working on a policy approach and I...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Card Eligibility (17 Apr 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Fergus O'Dowd: 928. To ask the Minister for Health when he plans to extend the general practitioner visit card scheme to persons in receipt of carer's allowance as announced in December 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16162/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1373. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14970/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Payments (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1374. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14971/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1375. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14972/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Payments (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1376. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer’s allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14973/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1377. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14974/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Healy-Rae: 1379. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14976/18]

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