Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Health: Health Services Staff (8 October 2019)
Niall Collins:

199. To ask the Minister for Health if an issue raised in correspondence by a person (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40566/19]

Department of Education and Skills: School Transport Data (8 October 2019)
Catherine Murphy:

61. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the accumulated surplus sums held by Bus Éireann in respect of the school transport scheme in each of the years 2016 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40685/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Departmental Surveys (10 October 2019)
Mattie McGrath:

142. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 31 of 3 October 2019, the consultation process; and the location of the open town hall stakeholder event; the membership of the two expert working groups and liaison group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41465/19]

Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Departmental Budgets (8 October 2019)
Catherine Connolly:

419. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated cost in 2020 if the budget for domestic, sexual and gender-based violence services increased by 10%; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40918/19]

Department of Health: National Children's Hospital Expenditure (3 October 2019)
Michael McGrath:

134. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of the national children’s hospital and ancillary facilities; the amount paid to date; the expected amount that will be paid between now and the completion of the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40399/19]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Common Fisheries Policy (8 October 2019)
Brendan Howlin:

338. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the definition of the joint management of mussel stocks; if it is still in operation; the legislative basis for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40617/19]

Department of Health: Mental Health Services Staff (10 October 2019)
Lisa Chambers:

33. To ask the Minister for Health the action being taken to address issues with staffing levels in mental health services in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41190/19]

Department of Health: Hospital Appointments Administration (8 October 2019)
Kevin O'Keeffe:

266. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Cork will be expedited. [40828/19]

Department of Health: Hospital Appointments Delays (3 October 2019)
Denis Naughten:

138. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an appointment; the reason for the seven-year delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40188/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Assisted Decision Making (8 October 2019)
Catherine Murphy:

147. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider the need of wards and families for a link and-or liaison and-or position on the steering group regarding the process of the establishment of the decision support service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40717/19]

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Legislative Measures (10 October 2019)
Shane Cassells:

233. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number, date of publication and details of post enactment reports published by his Department since March 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41560/19]

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Waste Management Regulations (9 October 2019)
Róisín Shortall:

136. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to amend regulations in order that all supermarket stores over a certain size must have glass and can bring banks on site. [41374/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Pupil-Teacher Ratio (8 October 2019)
James Browne:

109. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the reduction of the primary school class size ratio here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40934/19]

Department of Finance: Customs and Excise Controls (8 October 2019)
Micheál Martin:

27. To ask the Minister for Finance if officials have been requested to assess the technological options for the Border separate to and in the absence of custom checks for certain goods. [40816/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Departmental Staff Promotions (3 October 2019)
Peter Burke:

345. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if executive officer grade positions are available in her Department in Mullingar, County Westmeath. [40290/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Boards (3 October 2019)
Tommy Broughan:

91. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the names of the five persons and their nominating bodies elected to the boards of each education and training board under section 30(11) of the Education and Training Board Act 2013 in tabular form. [40318/19]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sport and Recreational Development (3 October 2019)
Róisín Shortall:

307. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the basis for an allocation of €20,350 to a partnership (details supplied) in 2018 under the women in sport programme in view of the fact that the median allocation across all partnerships was €4,000; the purpose of the allocation; and the specific projects and location of projects it has been spent on. [40300/19]

Department of Health: Hospital Procedures (10 October 2019)
Bernard Durkan:

205. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) can be refunded in respect of a cathartic procedure which they underwent at a private hospital or in any way be supplemented by the HSE in view of the fact that they are a medical card holder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41530/19]

Department of Finance: Mutual Assistance Requests (8 October 2019)
Joan Burton:

32. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of requests invoking mutual agreement procedures received; the total amount of the profit adjustment involved; the tax involved; the number of cases agreed; the basis of agreement that is withdrawn, agreed in full, agreed in part; the tax cost, if it has been refunded or offset; the balance of cases open; and the amount of tax involved in those cases, which remain open in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [40659/19]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Commencement of Legislation (8 October 2019)
Michael McGrath:

482. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 29 May 2019, the progress in relation to the commencement of section 13 of the Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014; the position that pertains to the recognition and recording here of death certificates issued in other jurisdictions in respect of Irish citizens that died abroad; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40968/19]