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Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Credits (26 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 263. To ask the Minister for Finance the savings from fully withdrawing the personal tax credit for those earning €100,000. [19856/15]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Credits (26 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 264. To ask the Minister for Finance the revenue generated from applying the 3% Universal Social Charge surcharge to Pay As You Earn employees who earn more than €100,000 per annum. [19857/15]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: International Education (26 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 469. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the changes she is proposing to the working holiday arrangements of international students while they are studying English; her views that reducing such working holiday arrangements would aversely affect the competitive advantage enjoyed by these schools when attracting international students; and if she will make a statement on the matter....

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Commencement of Legislation (19 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 255. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality when the commencement order for the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 will be signed. [19712/15]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Public Transport Provision (14 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 240. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the process of opening bus routes to open competition; the extent of this process; the current status of this process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19068/15]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Public Transport Provision (14 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 242. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide a list of the bus routes being put out to open competition; if he will provide an explanation for this process for each of these bus routes; and the stage the process for each of these routes is currently at. [19070/15]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Industrial Disputes (14 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 241. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the impact, or otherwise, on workers in Bus Éireann and Bus Átha Cliath of certain bus routes being put out to open competition. [19069/15]

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: Legislative Process (12 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 215. To ask the Taoiseach the number of Private Members' Bills that have been passed since this Dáil was elected in 2011. [18136/15]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Voluntary Housing Sector (6 May 2015)

Robert Dowds: 532. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if it is the local authority or the voluntary housing organisation which own the homes rented to tenants by organisations such as Cluid or the National Association of Building Co-operatives; his views on the role of voluntary housing organisations in tackling the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: National Internship Scheme Data (28 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 60. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the extent to which persons move from JobBridge to full-time employment; and in view of the upturn in employment her plans to gradually phase out the JobBridge programme. [16330/15]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Yield (28 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 115. To ask the Minister for Finance the current rate of deposit interest retention tax; the amount collected in the past three financial years; his plans to alter the operation of the tax; and the exemptions that are available to the tax. [16346/15]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (15 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 167. To ask the Minister for Finance the position regarding inheritance tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14599/15]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Network (15 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 864. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether Iarnród Éireann should open the brand new railway station at Kishogue, which has been closed since its construction several years ago, when the Phoenix Park tunnel is opened to passenger traffic between Heuston Station and Connolly Station. [14165/15]

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (2 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 90. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if the Investor State Dispute resolution mechanism of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership trade agreement between the European Union and the United States of America will hold precedence over Irish court decisions or Irish law; and if so, if he will state his full and unequivocal opposition to any agreement...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Food Safety Standards (2 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 91. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership trade agreement which is currently being discussed will allow for meat products from the United States of America, which may have been exposed to angel dust, growth hormones or other chemical treatment in their production, to be sold on Irish shelves; and if so, the...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Human Rights Issues (2 Apr 2015)

Robert Dowds: 213. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he supports the recent comments of his counterpart, the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Margot Wallström, on the appalling treatment of women and abuse of human rights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and if he has or will indicate his support to Ms Wallström and the Swedish Government at a meeting of European Union...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Pensions Levy (31 Mar 2015)

Robert Dowds: 255. To ask the Minister for Finance when the pension levy on private pensions will be removed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12720/15]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Proposed Legislation (31 Mar 2015)

Robert Dowds: 372. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the new legislation for asylum seekers; and when she expects it to be before Dáil Éireann; and the implications it will have for the long-standing asylum seekers here. [12686/15]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility (31 Mar 2015)

Robert Dowds: 438. To ask the Minister for Health the reason only patients with certain long term-illnesses are eligible for free medication that is not means tested, while patients with other chronic long-term illnesses such Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis receive no assistance with the cost of their medication; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13563/15]

Written Answers — Department of Health: National Positive Ageing Strategy Implementation (31 Mar 2015)

Robert Dowds: 501. To ask the Minister for Health when the implementation of the national positive ageing strategy will commence; and when the consultation process will commence. [13225/15]

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