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Written Answers — Human Rights Issues: Human Rights Issues (19 Oct 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 175: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the benefits flowing from the Government's recent change in its attitude towards the military junta in Burma; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25326/04]

Written Answers — Conference on Poverty: Conference on Poverty (19 Oct 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 215: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if the Government was represented at the recent United Nations special conference on poverty; the details of commitments made by Ireland; the timescale for their achievement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25327/04]

Written Answers — Taxi Regulations: Taxi Regulations (2 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 158: To ask the Minister for Transport the progress made to date with regard to the implementation of the report of the taxi advisory council on new regulations to be introduced to the taxi industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26982/04]

Written Answers — Taxi Hardship Panel: Taxi Hardship Panel (2 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 200: To ask the Minister for Transport if he will make a statement on the work to date of the taxi hardship panel. [26977/04]

Written Answers — Proposed Legislation: Proposed Legislation (16 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 80: To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment when he intends to make the promised order under the Consumer Affairs Act to require doctors, dentists and allied health professionals to publicly display their prices, which was first promised almost a year ago; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28365/04]

Written Answers — Community Employment Schemes: Community Employment Schemes (16 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 148: To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the response he has had to the consultation paper on the community employment scheme published by his Department in July 2004; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28364/04]

Written Answers — Disability Support Service: Disability Support Service (16 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 231: To ask the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the breakdown, on a subhead basis, of the €2.5 billion spent in 2004 on disability specific services; if a detailed breakdown is not possible, the way in which the total figure is arrived at; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28535/04]

Written Answers — State Laboratory: State Laboratory (23 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 92: To ask the Minister for Finance the position with regard to the transfer of the State Laboratory from its present location at Abbotstown to its new location at Backweston; the reason for the delay in completing the transfer; if all staff have agreed to the proposed relocation; the estimated final cost of the transfer; the steps being taken at the new location to ensure that...

Written Answers — Decentralisation Programme: Decentralisation Programme (23 Nov 2004)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 110: To ask the Minister for Finance the total estimated cost of acquiring sites, new buildings, equipping new offices and other ancillary costs likely to arise from the decentralisation proposals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29865/04]

Written Answers — Overseas Missions: Overseas Missions (26 Jan 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 99: To ask the Minister for Defence if he will propose changes to the Defence (Amendment) Act 1960 in order to allow Irish troops participate in the EU's proposed rapid reaction battle groups; if such changes would alter the triple lock procedure by which Irish troops operate in activities abroad; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1509/05]

Written Answers — Benchmarking Awards: Benchmarking Awards (26 Jan 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 523: To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his attention has been drawn to the fact that staff at a training centre (details supplied) in Dublin 8 have not been awarded the second phase of benchmarking due in January 2004 or any of the three increases due under Sustaining Progress during 2004; if FÁS will give approval for these overdue increases to be paid;...

Written Answers — Residential Institutions Redress Scheme: Residential Institutions Redress Scheme (26 Jan 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 1090: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the reason, contrary to expectations, that psychiatric hospitals such as St. Ita's, Portrane and St. Luke's, Clonmel were not included in the list of additional institutions to fall within the remit of the Residential Institutions Redress Board under the Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002 (Additional Institutions) Order 2004;...

Written Answers — Bovine Diseases: Bovine Diseases (27 Jan 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 53: To ask the Minister for Agriculture and Food the number of cases of BSE in cattle discovered in 2004; the way in which this compares with recent years; the number of such cases which were discovered in animals born after the imposition of the ban on meat and bone meal; if she has information regarding the reason so many cases in such animals are still being discovered; and if she...

Written Answers — EU Directives: EU Directives (27 Jan 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 64: To ask the Minister for Agriculture and Food her views on the recent rejection by the European Commission of the Government's request for a derogation from the 170 kg. per hectare limit in the nitrates directive; the next step in negotiations in this regard; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1914/05]

Written Answers — Decentralisation Programme: Decentralisation Programme (1 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 27: To ask the Minister for Finance if he will report on the latest information available from the central applications facility in respect of applications from civil servants and other public servants located in Dublin who wish to transfer to new locations outside of Dublin under the Government's decentralisation programme; the way in which this compares with the Government target...

Written Answers — Decentralisation Programme: Decentralisation Programme (1 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 74: To ask the Minister for Finance the anticipated costs, in terms of acquiring and equipping premises and other related costs at the latest date for which figures are available of the original decentralisation programme announced in budget 2004 and the slimmed down version announced in December 2004. [2489/05]

Written Answers — Pupil-Teacher Ratio: Pupil-Teacher Ratio (3 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 38: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the reason over 100,000 primary school pupils are being taught in classrooms with 30 or more other pupils despite Government commitments to reduce class sizes; her proposals to implement this policy; if attempts are being made to ensure that available, but unemployed, fully qualified teachers are allocated to schools with large class...

Written Answers — Third Level Sector: Third Level Sector (3 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 42: To ask the Minister for Education and Science her views on the proposals in a recent report, Achieving Equity of Access to Higher Education in Ireland, that higher education institutes should have to prove the success of their access programmes for disadvantaged students before being allocated specific funding from the State; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3007/05]

Written Answers — Mobile Telephony: Mobile Telephony (8 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 73: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the consequences of the European Commission's decision to uphold the recent ruling by the Commission for Communications Regulation that more competition is needed in the mobile phone market here; his views on whether the two main mobile phone companies have operated an effective duopoly here; and if he will make...

Written Answers — Mobile Telephony: Mobile Telephony (8 Feb 2005)

Pat Rabbitte: Question 163: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources his views on the recent joint ofcom and ComReg report into cross-Border telecoms issues; if initiatives are planned to reduce the cost of cross-Border calls; if the report addresses the issue of mobile phone users here straying onto British networks in Border areas; the recommendations made in this regard; and...

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