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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Covid-19 Pandemic, Prisoner Data, Covid-19 Pandemic Supports, Driver Test, Mental Health Services

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Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (24 Sep 2020)

“I understand that the person concerned had completed 3 years on Community Employment in September 2019, and in view of her particular circumstances was permitted, exceptionally at that time, to continue for a further year. In order to be eligible again for Community Employment, she will again need to be in a receipt of a qualifying payment for twelve months. She can then apply for...”

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Disability Allowance (24 Sep 2020)

“I confirm that an application from this gentleman for disability allowance (DA) was received by this Department on 10 June 2020. The processing time for individual DA claims may vary in accordance with their relative complexity in terms of the three main qualifying criteria, the person’s circumstances and the information they provide in support of their claim. The application has...”

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Disability Allowance (24 Sep 2020)

“The person concerned has been awarded disability allowance with effect from 29 April 2020. He was notified in writing of this decision on 6 July 2020. The first payment was made by his chosen payment method on 15 July 2020. Arrears of payment due were calculated and issued to the person concerned on 15 July 2020. I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.”

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  • Has spoken in 15 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • Has received answers to 126 written questions since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 16 times in debates.
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