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Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Insurance (19 February 2019)
Richard Boyd Barrett:

60. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will request an independent review of the decisions with regard to the errors in the historic PRSI classification of a person (details supplied) and the resulting entitlements or lack thereof to payments from her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7977/19]

Department of Health: National Children's Hospital Expenditure (19 February 2019)
Thomas Pringle:

410. To ask the Minister for Health if funding will remain available for the upgrade of the Sheil Community Hospital in Ballyshannon, County Donegal in view of savings required due to the overrun of costs for the national children's hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8198/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Eligibility (12 February 2019)
Jackie Cahill:

521. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if farmers who have been taken out of the ANC scheme are informed of the reasons they have been excluded in order that they can mount an appeal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6275/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Eligibility (12 February 2019)
Aengus Ó Snodaigh:

735. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the social welfare payment a person (details supplied) is eligible to receive. [6837/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Schools Designation (19 February 2019)
Catherine Murphy:

205. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the co-education status will be determined for a school (details supplied); if it will provide for 2019 enrolment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7783/19]

Department of Health: General Practitioner Services Provision (19 February 2019)
Richard Boyd Barrett:

363. To ask the Minister for Health the reason he has not engaged with an organisation (details supplied) in relation to the crisis in general practitioner healthcare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7873/19]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Network (12 February 2019)
Jackie Cahill:

589. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will request TII to investigate the surface of the motorway between Roscrea, County Tipperary and Annacotty, County Limerick (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6291/19]

Department of Finance: Carbon Tax Implementation (14 February 2019)
Tommy Broughan:

24. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans for carbon taxation; if the fee and dividend approach recently outlined recently is the preferred option for these taxes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7152/19]

Department of Health: Blood Transfusion Service Provision (19 February 2019)
Charlie McConalogue:

389. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 147 of 28 February 2018, the status of a pilot programme; if results are available from the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8054/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Basic Payment Scheme Applications (19 February 2019)
Pat Breen:

464. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 493 of 5 February 2019 when it is proposed to update the decision made on 14 November 2018 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7857/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Public Services Card (19 February 2019)
John Brady:

95. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the publication of the report by the Data Protection Commissioner into the public services card; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7995/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Consultancy Contracts Expenditure (14 February 2019)
Mattie McGrath:

195. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the expenditure details for all consultancy or audit services provided to his Department by a company (details supplied) from 2015 to 2018, inclusive, and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7554/19]

Department of Health: Hospitals Data (12 February 2019)
Alan Kelly:

514. To ask the Minister for Health if funding is being provided in the 2019 capital plan for the new 60-bed modular unit at University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7134/19]

Department of Education and Skills: School Staff (14 February 2019)
Niamh Smyth:

100. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of negotiations with representatives of school secretaries regarding the two-tier pay system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7552/19]

Department of Education and Skills: School Accommodation Provision (19 February 2019)
Pat Gallagher:

236. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide additional accommodation for a school (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to whether an application for replacement prefabricated accommodation was refused and to the fact that the school is awaiting approval for required accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8168/19]

Department of Finance: Emigrant Support Services (12 February 2019)
Robert Troy:

146. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address the issue of returning emigrants being charged high car insurance due to the fact they have lost their no claims bonuses (details supplied). [6244/19]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Planning Issues (19 February 2019)
Catherine Martin:

668. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to introduce legislation which would give local authorities power to address a situation in which a resident's right to light is blocked from neighbouring trees when these trees are on private land; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8316/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Deportation Orders Re-examination (12 February 2019)
Bernard Durkan:

290. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the options available to a person (details supplied); if the deportation order will be reconsidered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6455/19]

Department of Health: Nursing Staff Provision (12 February 2019)
Kevin O'Keeffe:

445. To ask the Minister for Health if an assessment for the provision of a public health nurse for a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [6728/19]

Department of Rural and Community Development: Community Enhancement Programme Eligibility (19 February 2019)
Tony McLoughlin:

593. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the community enhancement programme does not allow schools to apply for funding in view of the fact that the rural equivalent and the CLÁR programmes allow same; his plans to change same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7733/19]