Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Health: Services for People with Disabilities (11 October 2018)
Michael Healy-Rae:

129. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41669/18]

Department of Health: Services for People with Disabilities (11 October 2018)
John Brassil:

106. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41581/18]

Department of Health: Mental Health Services Expenditure (16 October 2018)
Pat Buckley:

415. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent on mental health services in 2018; and the breakdown for current and capital spending, inclusive of funding spent on new services. [42027/18]

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Applications Administration (16 October 2018)
Éamon Ó Cuív:

126. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when a passport will issue to a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in issuing same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41984/18]

Department of Health: Home Care Packages Data (16 October 2018)
Stephen Donnelly:

461. To ask the Minister for Health the additional home support hours required by 2031 (details supplied). [42269/18]

Department of Justice and Equality: Racial Profiling (17 October 2018)
Gino Kenny:

15. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on racial profiling used by the Garda National Immigration Bureau to identify persons it believes to be in the country illegally; the irresponsible reporting of these cases in the media and the impact it has on the lives and work of Irish nationals who fit the profiling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40271/18]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Invalidity Pension Reviews (16 October 2018)
Brendan Griffin:

625. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made on the review of further medical evidence submitted in support of an invalidity pension application in respect of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42183/18]

Department of Finance: VAT Rate Increases (16 October 2018)
Catherine Murphy:

156. To ask the Minister for Finance if food and beverages served in sports facilities will be subject to VAT at the 9% rate or the 13.5% rate in the context of budget 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42088/18]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Illness Benefit Payments (16 October 2018)
Brendan Griffin:

605. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an illness benefit payment will be made available to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41757/18]

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Money Laundering (16 October 2018)
Clare Daly:

189. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the action taken by the State in its dealings with a bank (details supplied) in view of its acknowledgement of being involved in money laundering. [42097/18]

Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child Protection Services Provision (18 October 2018)
Gerry Adams:

300. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 2315 of 24 July 2018, the status of the 22 referrals to Tusla regarding allocation of social workers. [42778/18]

Department of Health: Hospital Waiting Lists (11 October 2018)
Niamh Smyth:

114. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); the status of the case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41610/18]

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East Issues (16 October 2018)
Tommy Broughan:

131. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the disappearance and possible assassination of a person (details supplied) in Turkey; the steps Ireland is taking to ensure the Saudi Arabian and Turkish authorities carry out a transparent investigation of the disappearance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42343/18]

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Film Industry (11 October 2018)
Pat Casey:

222. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views on the precarious working terms and conditions, lack of training, lack of health and safety and lack of pension provision to many workers in the film and television production industry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41561/18]

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Work Permits Applications (17 October 2018)
Bernard Durkan:

136. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when an application for a work permit will be concluded in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42569/18]

Department of Health: Departmental Correspondence (16 October 2018)
Patrick O'Donovan:

449. To ask the Minister for Health when a reply will issue to correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42232/18]

Department of Finance: Ministerial Meetings (18 October 2018)
Catherine Murphy:

105. To ask the Minister for Finance if he and-or his departmental officials have met a person (details supplied) and-or representatives of companies in the past two years; if so, if he will publish a schedule of those meetings and the associated minutes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42821/18]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Services (18 October 2018)
Robert Troy:

285. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a feasibility study has been implemented in accordance with the capital plan to examine options for expanding freight on the railways; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43116/18]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Development Contributions (17 October 2018)
James Browne:

234. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position regarding local authority development contributions and the practice of double charging; the information a county council can request to ensure that development contributions already paid in respect of a development are properly deducted from subsequent charges in view of the fact that the development has already made a contribution; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42616/18]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Capital Expenditure Programme (16 October 2018)
Darragh O'Brien:

674. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the breakdown of the capital budget for housing in 2019. [42352/18]