Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Health: Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists (11 December 2019)
Louise O'Reilly:

199. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children on the speech and language therapy assessment waiting list; and the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, by LHO in tabular form. [51944/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (18 December 2019)
Robert Troy:

444. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for carer's allowance by a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [53553/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (18 December 2019)
Jan O'Sullivan:

160. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when two schools (details supplied) which have been listed on the capital programme will be commenced; and the status of progress on the developments. [53484/19]

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: IDA Ireland Supports (18 December 2019)
Robert Troy:

228. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if sanction will be provided to the IDA to deliver an advanced manufacturing facility at IDA grounds in Marlinstown, Mullingar. [53682/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Immigration Status (12 December 2019)
Bernard Durkan:

131. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a person (details supplied) can avail of the appropriate stamp status to facilitate studies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52532/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Invalidity Pension Applications Data (17 December 2019)
Tommy Broughan:

687. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for the invalidity pension refused in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52883/19]

Department of Finance: Revenue Commissioners Enforcement Activity (17 December 2019)
Michael McGrath:

119. To ask the Minister for Finance the policy of the Revenue Commissioners regarding the referral of cases to the sheriff for the collection of debt; the reason for the period of time that has to elapse from a notice of demand for payment before the case can be referred to the sheriff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52791/19]

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Ministerial Meetings (18 December 2019)
Robert Troy:

227. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she has met with an association (details supplied) since 2016; if such meetings were requested; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53673/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Prisoner Data (17 December 2019)
Joe O'Brien:

251. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the percentage of prisoners detained solely on remand in each prison; the breakdown of offences with which they are charged; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52609/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Disability Allowance Eligibility (11 December 2019)
Michael Healy-Rae:

300. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance suspension in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52069/19]

Department of Health: Medicinal Products (17 December 2019)
Kathleen Funchion:

329. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide soluble paracetamol to medical card patients. [52554/19]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Railway Stations (18 December 2019)
Fergus O'Dowd:

414. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the provision of a new railway station in northern areas of Drogheda in view of the increase in population in the area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53868/19]

Department of Health: Services for People with Disabilities (12 December 2019)
Aengus Ó Snodaigh:

251. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be assigned a social worker as a matter of urgency. [52362/19]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Homeless Persons Data (17 December 2019)
Richard Boyd Barrett:

736. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of adults and children that have spent time living in emergency accommodation or have registered as homeless in each year since 2014; the length of time they have been in emergency accommodation or homeless by headings (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52608/19]

Department of Health: Palliative Care Services Provision (12 December 2019)
Stephen Donnelly:

158. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients that received specialist palliative care treatment in their normal place of residence in each month to date in 2019. [52227/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Skills Shortages (17 December 2019)
Darragh O'Brien:

161. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps he is taking to address labour shortages in the construction sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52564/19]

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Landfill Sites (11 December 2019)
Brendan Howlin:

265. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 533 of 17 September 2019, if tenders have now been invited for the project; the closing date for receipt of tenders; the number of contractors invited to tender; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52097/19]

Department of Rural and Community Development: Departmental Expenditure (12 December 2019)
Niall Collins:

335. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of credit cards issued to Ministers and officials working in his Department; the amount spent on credit cards in each year since 2016; the bank interest paid on credit cards in each year since 2016; the controls in place to monitor the issuing of and the expenditure on the cards; the controls in place in each agency to monitor expenditure on personally held credit card bills that are subsequently used to recoup work-related expenses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52408/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Basic Payment Scheme Payments (17 December 2019)
Thomas Byrne:

536. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a BPS farm payment will be issued to a person (details supplied). [53140/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Aquaculture Licence Data (17 December 2019)
Pearse Doherty:

530. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the dates on which each of the aquaculture licenses for Ballyness Bay were granted. [52953/19]