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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Social Welfare Benefits, Social Welfare Benefits Data, Social Welfare Benefits Numbers, Departmental Bodies, Social Welfare Benefits Applications

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Order of Business (14 Nov 2017)

“It is almost five years since the motorised transport grant was closed to new entrants. On occasions too numerous to recollect, the Taoiseach's predecessor, Deputy Enda Kenny, informed me the matter was being dealt with. He said it was very complex, although I do not know why that would be so. However, he said it was being dealt with. Five years after the grant was closed to new entrants,...”

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Applications (14 Nov 2017)

“191. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality to outline his plans to introduce a reduction for those on low income, social welfare or senior citizens regarding the fixed fee when applying for naturalisation; his further plans to abolish the penalty that applies at present to those that are not in a position to pay the fixed rate within a set period; and if he will make...”

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals (14 Nov 2017)

“459. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision on a domiciliary care allowance review for a person (details supplied) will issue; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47754/17]”

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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Shares: (1) Ormond Mining: St. Canice's Road, Kilkenny: mining; (2) Kibo Ltd., Tuam Rd., Galway: mining; (3) Dragon Oil: London: oil exploration; (4) Kaizan Ltd: Canada: mining; (5) Union Jack Oil, Bath, UK: oil/gas exploration (see part 3); (6) Realty Income Ltd: New York: real estate; (7) Bond: Merrion Capital, Dublin 2; (8) Gov/Commercial Bonds: c/o Dolmen Ltd., Theatre Court, Mallow St., Limerick; (9) Shares: Formation Group Ltd., Hackney Road, London, UK: property investment (see part 3).
3. Directorships
Non-executive Director: (1) Union Jack Oil, Bath, UK: oil/gas exploration; (2) Formation Group Ltd., Hackney Road, London: property investment; Executive Director: Dow Projects Ltd., Old Citadel, Clare St., Limerick: investments.
4. Land
2 Glenview Gardens, Farranshone, Limerick: constituency office.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

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