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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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Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments (22 Sep 2021)

“119. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision will be made on a working family payment application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45465/21]”

Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed) (21 Sep 2021)

“I have only a few minutes, so I will be brief. I welcome the Bill. When an organisation that has been operating on an ad hocbasis is put on a statutory basis, the power, authority and status of that organisation are much improved. However, even the most unbiased observer would have to admit that the record of the ODCE has been a mixed one. People have referenced the FitzPatrick case. I...”

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (21 Sep 2021)

“The Tánaiste will be aware of the extent to which inflation is eroding people's purchasing power. I am sure he will agree that this bears down hardest on those at the very bottom, namely, people who have to rely on social welfare. Does the Government intend to take steps in the forthcoming budget to restore the purchasing power of those people? Not to do so would deepen and perpetuate...”

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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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