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Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Leader Programmes (29 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government when authority will be transferred to North and East Kerry Partnership and South Kerry Partnership in order that applications for LEADER funding by Kerry companies located in areas in Kerry, which were previously covered by Meitheal Forbartha na Gaeltachta, can be accepted and administered; and if he will make a statement on...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Help Service (29 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Health if a full assessment of a person's (details provided) in County Kerry case has been carried out and if all medical evidence has been taken into consideration prior to the reduction in their home help hours; the review process is available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53512/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Disabled Drivers (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance if the disabled drivers medical board of appeal, when dealing with primary medical certificate appeals, should be allowed to permit exceptions for persons who do not meet the strict criteria currently laid down in regulations but endure the same medical restrictions and disabilities as those who do meet the strict criteria as a result of a combination of...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the report on tax injustice by TASC, which found that several corporate entities based here pay no corporation tax here, through mechanisms such as the Dutch sandwich; his views on whether this may reinforce the risk of Ireland gaining a reputation as a tax haven. [52946/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Collection (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance if he will provide an estimate for the increase in revenue that would accrue to the Exchequer if all loopholes and reliefs in corporation tax were eliminated, ensuring an effective net corporation tax rate of 12.5% for all corporations carrying out activities here. [52947/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance the stance that he will be taking on the proposed action plan put forward by the European Commission to clamp down on tax evasion, through the agreement of a stricter definition of tax havens and the implementation of an anti-abuse clause to prevent double non-payment of corporation tax. [52948/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Mortgage Arrears (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance the percentage of tracker mortgages that are in arrears; and the percentage that are in arrears of 90 days or more. [52958/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether the introduction of a carbon tax on solid fuels will have a detrimental effect on the competitiveness of businesses involved in the sale of solid fuels and employment in the industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53048/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether the introduction of a carbon tax on solid fuels will have a detrimental effect on social welfare recipients who rely on coal or peat briquettes as the only means of heating their homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53049/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether the introduction of a carbon tax on solid fuels should be deferred due to the sourcing of coal and peat from Northern Ireland where lower environmental standards apply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53051/12]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Budget Submissions (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Finance his views on the pre-budget submission by the solid fuel trade group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53050/12]

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Regional Aid (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position regarding Ireland's regional aid discussions and the new 2014-2020 regional aid map with the European Commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53045/12]

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Industrial Development (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of visits the Industrial Development Agency has arranged and undertaken in County Kerry in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53046/12]

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Industrial Development (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the percentage of County Kerry jobs that have come from Industrial Development Agency companies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53047/12]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Fuel Allowance Payments (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Social Protection her views on an introduction of a vouched scheme or smart card for redemption of the winter fuel allowance to ensure the purchase of legitimate and tax compliant coal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53052/12]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Property Taxation (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if the proposed property tax will be collected and spent locally by local authorities, or if it will be collected by the central Exchequer and then redistributed to local authorities. [52949/12]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Property Taxation (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the way he plans to deal with the inequalities in revenues that will accrue to local authorities from the proposed property tax, in view of large differences in average home values in different local authority areas. [52950/12]

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Property Taxation (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government in the context of the proposed property tax which will be the primary source of revenue for local authorities, the extent to which central Government will provide supplementary funding for local authorities whose budgets are in a deficit situation. [52959/12]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Disabled Drivers (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Health if the qualifying criteria for the motorised transport grant should be amended to include persons with disabilities who need to buy suitable transport in order to permit them to return to full time education; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52587/12]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Facilities (27 Nov 2012)

Arthur Spring: To ask the Minister for Health if there is an overall policy for car parking charges in public hospitals here [52944/12]

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