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Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 256. To ask the Minister for Health if a safety statement is available for digital mammogram machines or if a risk assessment has been conducted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9927/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 257. To ask the Minister for Health if BreastCheck women's charter represents an abrogation of responsibility to women; if the charter confines the promise to recalling women; if the remainder of the charter is aspirational; if the consortium has any duty of care to women under this charter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9928/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 258. To ask the Minister for Health if a standardised detection ratio is the preferred method to ensure unit performance; if the unit performance has taken precedence over women’s health and safety; if other methods are utilised to ensure unit performance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9929/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 259. To ask the Minister for Health if multi-disciplinary teams are utilised to make cancer diagnoses; the way they are configured; the radiologists involved; the pathologists involved; if there is any provision for oversight in the system; if there is any provision to allow access to digital X-rays at the time of acquisition; if there is provision to provide women with tissue samples to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 260. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the 1,298 women who have developed breast cancer subsequent to a clear screening National Cancer Register and that the interval cancer rate at 38% of anticipated cancer rate with an additional 525 women who also developed cancer subsequent to clear screening places Ireland firmly at the top of breast cancer interval cancer...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 261. To ask the Minister for Health if the clinical trial published in 2009 demonstrated a statistically significant increase in breast cancer on each occasion the digital mammogram machine was used; if it is reasonable to use this machine at all; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9932/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 262. To ask the Minister for Health if the publication of the Swiss Medical Board might influence his decision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9933/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 263. To ask the Minister for Health if a phase one clinical trial has taken place here on digital mammography; If so, were the women consulted on the risks involved in a clinical trial; where the trial was initiated; if the outcomes demonstrate an increase in breast cancer in the women screened with the digital machine; the corrective action taken at that point; and if he will make a...

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding (25 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 497. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he will be allocating funding for group sewerage schemes in County Kerry in view of the recent flooding and the resulting health hazards which can be avoided by the introduction of GSS as opposed to septic tanks; and if he anticipates penalties from Europe as a result of newly introduced standards regarding pollution....

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Housing Adaptation Grant Applications (25 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 507. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if there are financial or medical exceptions to the housing grants scheme which permit a person aged under 66 to qualify for the housing adaptation grant for older people. [9684/14]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Student Grant Scheme Applications (20 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 116. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the parent's pension contributions in relation to a child's student grant application that can be disregarded; if the pension contributions have to appear on the parent's P21; and if so, the panels of the P21 must the pension contributions be found on. [8877/14]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: School Meals Programme (20 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 126. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the criteria involved in assessing non-DEIS schools which qualified for the school meals programme prior to 2005, under the following schemes, school completion programme, designated disadvantaged, home school community liaison, giving children an even break and early start; and if any non-DEIS schools have been included in the scheme since 2005....

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Water Charges Introduction (4 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 490. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the date on which water charges will commence nationally; the time frame after that date that the first bills will be issued; if Irish Water will be using interim meter readings prior to that date to gauge average water usage per household; and if his Department will provide this data to CER when setting the charge. [5657/14]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Motor Tax Yield (4 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 478. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the increase in revenue generated from motor tax as a direct result of closing the motor tax exemption loophole on 1 October 2013. [5550/14]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Motor Tax Collection (4 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 479. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he will estimate the current level of motor tax evasion; if a strategy to increase enforcement is necessary; and if the option of replacing tax discs with an electronic system utilising automatic number plate recognition, similar to that recently announced in the UK, has been considered. [5551/14]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Greenway Projects (4 Feb 2014)

Arthur Spring: 759. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide the details of the route of the north Kerry line which was one of the two applications for a greenway project submitted by Kerry County Council. [5381/14]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Student Grant Scheme Eligibility (30 Jan 2014)

Arthur Spring: 55. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether a person (details supplied) should be allowed to submit their passport records to Student Universal Support Ireland as proof of independent living from their parents, [4690/14]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Departmental Staff Redeployment (30 Jan 2014)

Arthur Spring: 93. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if a person (details supplied) in County Kerry could be considered for redeployment outside her Department to vacant positions in other Government Departments. [4696/14]

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Third Level Fees (29 Jan 2014)

Arthur Spring: 75. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if he considers it necessary that an exemption from international student fees should be given to children of an Irish person working for an Enterprise Ireland assisted company and has been required to live outside the EU for more than three of the past five years in an attempt to grow the company. [4529/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Packages (29 Jan 2014)

Arthur Spring: 202. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding an application for home help in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry [4452/14]

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