Questions

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 667 No. 3

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Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of


Aquaculture Licences. (W) 503
Benchmarking Awards. (W) 502
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 513
Departmental Staff. (W) 511 , 514
Farm Waste Management. (W) 488
Fisheries Statistics. (W) 490
Fishing Vessel Licences. (W) 491
Food Labelling. (W) 500
Forestry Sector. (W) 495 , 496 , 497 , 498
Grant Payments. (W) 489 , 494 , 499 , 504 , 512
Harbours and Piers. (W) 487 , 501
Industrial Relations. (W) 509 , 510
Installation Aid Scheme. (W) 492
Rural Environment Protection Scheme. (W) 493 , 506 , 507 , 508
Tuberculosis Incidence. (W) 505

Arts, Sport and Tourism, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 367
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 378
Departmental Staff. (W) 369
Sports Capital Programme. (W) 368 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 379
Tax Yield. (W) 365 , 366

Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 481
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 485
Departmental Staff. (W) 483 , 486
Energy Policy. (W) 480
Environmental Policy. (W) 479
Housing Grants. (W) 475 , 476 , 477 , 478
Prospecting Licences. (W) 484
Telecommunications Services. (W) 482

Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Department of


Appointments to State Boards. (W) 125
Benchmarking Awards. (W) 383
CLÁR Programme. (W) 391
Coláistí Samhraidh Gaeilge. (W) 106
Community Development Forum. (W) 93
Community Development. (W) 84 , 85 , 87 , 88 , 107 , 118 , 121 , 386 , 393
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 390
Decentralisation Programme. (W) 102
Departmental Bodies. (W) 90 , 128 , 110
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 92 , 129 , 388
Departmental Funding. (W) 396
Departmental Staff. (W) 97 , 130 , 389
Dormant Accounts Fund. (W) 397 , 398 , 399
Drug Seizures. (W) 96
Drug Treatment Programme. (O) 76
Foras na Gaeilge. (W) 94 , 123
Inland Waterways. (O) 78
Inland Waterways. (W) 95 , 99 , 109
Irish Language. (W) 101 , 105 , 117 , 115 , 387
National Drugs Strategy. (O) 79 , 81 , 83
National Drugs Strategy. (W) 91 , 108 , 382 , 100 , 392 , 394 , 395 , 112 , 113 , 122 , 380 , 124
Official Engagements. (W) 119
Polasaí don Ghaeilge. (W) 103 , 126 , 120 , 384
Road Network. (W) 89 , 381
Rural Transport. (O) 82 , 98 , 114 , 116
Sports Capital Programme. (W) 127
Substance Misuse. (O) 77
Teangacha Oifigiúla. (W) 385
Voluntary Sector. (W) 86
Údarás na Gaeltachta. (O) 80
Údarás na Gaeltachta. (W) 104 , 111

Defence, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 436
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 439
Defence Forces Equipment. (W) 437
Defence Forces Personnel. (W) 434 , 435
Departmental Staff. (W) 438

Education and Science, Department of


(W) 609 , 654 , 655 , 656 , 657 , 658 , 659 , 660 , 661 , 662 , 663 , 664 , 665 , 666 , 667 , 669 , 670 , 675 , 676 , 677 , 678 , 679 , 680 , 681 , 682 , 683 , 684 , 685 , 686 , 687 , 688 , 689 , 690 , 691 , 692 , 693 , 694 , 695 , 696 , 697 , 698 , 699 , 700 , 701 , 702 , 703 , 704 , 705 , 706 , 707 , 708 , 709 , 710 , 711 , 712 , 713 , 714 , 715 , 716 , 717 , 718 , 719 , 720 , 721 , 722 , 723 , 724 , 725 , 726 , 727 , 728 , 729 , 730 , 731 , 732 , 733 , 734 , 758 , 762 , 763 , 764 , 765 , 768 , 771 , 775 , 781 , 782 , 784 , 785 , 786 , 787 , 788 , 789 , 790 , 791 , 792 , 793 , 794 , 795 , 796 , 797 , 798 , 783 , 874 , 799 , 800 , 801 , 802 , 803 , 804 , 805 , 806 , 807 , 808 , 809 , 810 , 811 , 812 , 813 , 814 , 815 , 817 , 818 , 819 , 820 , 816 , 821 , 822 , 823 , 824 , 825 , 826 , 827 , 828 , 837 , 839 , 840 , 841 , 842 , 848 , 849 , 850 , 851 , 852 , 853 , 854 , 855 , 856 , 857 , 858 , 838 , 859 , 860 , 861 , 862 , 863 , 864 , 865 , 866 , 867 , 868 , 869 , 870 , 871 , 872 , 873 , 875 , 876 , 878 , 879 , 880 , 881 , 882 , 889 , 890 , 891 , 892 , 893 , 894 , 895 , 896 , 897 , 898 , 899 , 900 , 901 , 902 , 903 , 904 , 905 , 906 , 907 , 908 , 909 , 910 , 911 , 912 , 913 , 914 , 915 , 916 , 917 , 918 , 919 , 920 , 921 , 922 , 923 , 924 , 925 , 926 , 927 , 928 , 929 , 930 , 931 , 932 , 933 , 934 , 935 , 936 , 937 , 938 , 939 , 940
Adult Education. (W) 535 , 536
Benchmarking Awards. (W) 587
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 612
Decentralisation Programme. (W) 516
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 515 , 522
Departmental Staff. (W) 604 , 613
Education Schemes. (W) 520 , 523
Educational Disadvantage. (W) 942 , 943
Higher Education Grants. (W) 531
Language Programme. (W) 529
Multi-Denominational Schools. (W) 544
Pension Provisions. (W) 538
Residential Institutions Redress Scheme. (W) 534
School Curriculum. (W) 532
School Enrolments. (W) 600
School Management. (W) 941
School Staffing. (W) 519 , 521 , 524 , 526 , 527 , 541 , 546 , 547 , 548 , 549 , 550 , 551 , 552 , 553 , 554 , 555 , 556 , 557 , 558 , 559 , 560 , 561 , 562 , 563 , 564 , 565 , 566 , 567 , 568 , 569 , 570 , 571 , 572 , 573 , 574 , 575 , 576 , 577 , 578 , 579 , 580 , 581 , 582 , 583 , 584 , 585 , 586 , 591 , 619 , 620 , 621 , 622 , 623 , 624 , 668 , 671 , 672 , 673 , 674 , 742 , 743 , 744 , 766 , 767 , 769 , 770 , 772 , 773 , 774 , 776 , 777 , 778 , 779 , 780 , 829 , 830 , 831 , 832 , 833 , 834 , 835 , 836 , 843 , 844 , 845 , 846 , 847 , 877 , 883 , 884 , 885 , 886 , 887 , 888 , 592 , 596 , 735 , 736 , 737 , 738 , 739 , 740 , 741 , 745 , 746 , 747 , 748 , 749 , 750 , 751 , 752 , 753 , 754 , 755 , 756 , 757 , 759 , 760 , 761 , 597 , 599 , 633 , 647 , 648 , 649 , 650 , 651 , 652 , 614 , 615 , 616 , 617 , 618 , 625 , 626 , 627 , 628 , 629 , 630 , 631 , 632 , 634 , 635 , 636 , 637 , 638 , 639 , 640 , 641 , 642 , 643 , 644 , 645 , 646 , 653
School Transport. (W) 539 , 542 , 588 , 598
Schools Building Projects. (W) 518 , 528 , 530 , 540 , 543 , 545 , 590 , 593 , 595 , 601 , 602 , 606 , 607 , 610 , 611
Schools Enrolments. (W) 608
Schools Refurbishment. (W) 594 , 603
Site Acquisitions. (W) 525 , 605
Special Educational Needs. (W) 517 , 533
Teachers’ Remuneration. (W) 537 , 589

Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 154
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 159
Departmental Appointments. (W) 153
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 157
Departmental Staff. (W) 158
Employment Rights. (W) 149 , 150 , 151 , 152
EU Directives. (W) 156
Financial Services Regulation. (W) 147
Job Creation. (W) 155
National Minimum Wage. (W) 160
Science and Technology Groups. (W) 161 , 162
Work Permits. (W) 148

Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 458
Building Regulations. (W) 465
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 470
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 455 , 466
Departmental Programmes. (W) 467
Departmental Staff. (W) 468
Election Management System. (W) 443 , 446
Emergency Planning. (W) 459 , 460
Fire Stations. (W) 447 , 448
Greenhouse Gas Emissions. (W) 457
Hare Coursing. (W) 463
Housing Grants. (W) 453 , 454
Local Authority Housing. (W) 440 , 469
Noise Pollution. (W) 445
Planning Issues (W) 451
Planning Issues. (W) 456 , 474
Radon Gas Levels. (W) 452
Rental Accommodation Scheme. (W) 441 , 442
Special Areas of Conservation. (W) 450 , 464
Tax Code. (W) 444
Turbary Rights. (W) 461 , 462
Waste Management. (W) 471 , 472 , 473
Water and Sewerage Schemes. (W) 449

Social and Family Affairs, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 413
Community Development. (W) 410
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 429
Departmental Staff. (W) 423 , 431
Human Rights Issues. (W) 405
Pension Provisions. (W) 401
Social Welfare Appeals. (W) 404 , 406 , 408 , 411 , 414 , 433
Social Welfare Benefits. (W) 400 , 402 , 403 , 407 , 409 , 412 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 421 , 422 , 425 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 430 , 432
Tax Code. (W) 424

Finance, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 175
Bookmaker Licences. (W) 168
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 184
Credit Union Fund. (W) 163
Decentralisation Programme. (W) 179
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 176
Departmental Staff. (W) 180
Departmental Transport. (W) 182
Financial Institutions Support Scheme. (W) 171
Licensed Trade Sector. (W) 170
National Treasury Management Agency. (W) 172
Pension Provisions. (W) 167
Restoration Works. (W) 174
Tax Code. (W) 165 , 166 , 173 , 177 , 178 , 181 , 183 , 185 , 186
Tax Compliance. (W) 169
Tax Yield. (W) 164

Foreign Affairs, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 357
Citizenship Applications. (W) 360
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 361
Departmental Staff. (W) 359 , 364
Diplomatic Representation. (W) 363
Human Rights Issues. (W) 356
International Agreements. (W) 354
International Summits. (W) 362
Irish Prisoners Abroad. (W) 353
Overseas Development Assistance. (W) 355
Passport Fraud. (W) 358

Health and Children, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 224
Care of the Elderly. (W) 227
Child Care Services. (W) 214 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 246
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 238
Departmental Staff. (W) 240 , 249
Food Labelling. (W) 187
Foreign Adoptions. (W) 207
Foster Care. (W) 230
General Practitioner Co-operatives. (W) 206
Health Service Allowances. (W) 216
Health Service Staff. (W) 215 , 225
Health Services. (W) 202 , 203 , 204 , 218 , 220 , 221 , 234 , 236 , 237
HIV Infection. (W) 251
Hospice Care. (W) 211
Hospital Charges. (W) 201
Hospital Procedures. (W) 235
Hospital Services Funding. (W) 198
Hospital Services. (W) 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 200 , 222 , 226
Hospital Staff. (W) 208 , 209 , 210
Hospital Waiting Lists. (W) 231
Hospitals Building Programme. (W) 192
Long-Term Illness Scheme. (W) 219
Medical Cards. (W) 191 , 205 , 217 , 228 , 229 , 239 , 245
Mental Health Services. (W) 247 , 248
Mortality Levels. (W) 232
National Treatment Purchase Fund. (W) 189 , 190 , 199
Nursing Home Subventions. (W) 188
Nursing Homes Repayment Scheme. (W) 213
Patient Safety. (W) 212
Services for People with Disabilities. (W) 233
Vaccination Programme. (W) 250
Youth Services. (W) 223

Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Department of


Asylum Applications. (W) 347 , 351
Benchmarking Awards. (W) 279
Citizenship Applications. (W) 264 , 274 , 348 , 350
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 342
Courts Service. (W) 265 , 305
Criminal Prosecutions. (W) 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 343
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 309
Departmental Staff. (W) 312 , 345
Deportation Orders. (W) 270
Dublin-Monaghan Bombings. (W) 310 , 311
Gangland Crime. (W) 346
Gangland Killings. (W) 266
Garda Communications. (W) 287 , 300
Garda Deployment. (W) 299 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 306 , 339
Garda Equipment. (W) 263 , 288 , 291
Garda Operations. (W) 307 , 340 , 344
Garda Recruitment. (W) 272
Garda Stations. (W) 278 , 289 , 290
Garda Training. (W) 292 , 293 , 294
Garda Vehicles. (W) 295 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333 , 334 , 335 , 336 , 337 , 338
Inquiries into Garda Activities. (W) 268
Juvenile Offenders. (W) 304
Legislation Programme. (W) 341
Liquor Licensing Laws. (W) 271
Mobile Telephony. (W) 275
Prison Service. (W) 273
Prisoner Numbers. (W) 276 , 277
Public Order Offences. (W) 296 , 297 , 308 , 298
Restorative Justice. (W) 352
Travel Documentation. (W) 349
Visa Applications. (W) 267
Weapons in Prisons. (W) 269

Taoiseach, Department of


Active Citizenship. (W) 136
Administrative Burden. (W) 138
Benchmarking Awards. (W) 139
Commissions of Investigation. (O) 3 , 4 , 5
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 143
Decentralisation Programme. (W) 137
Departmental Expenditure. (W) 141
Departmental Staff. (W) 142 , 144
Housing Statistics. (W) 135
Income Statistics. (W) 145
Liscensed Trade Sector. (W) 131
Ministerial Staff. (W) 134
National Minimum Wage. (W) 146
Standards in Public Office. (O) 1 , 2
Trade Statistics. (W) 140
US Presidential Election. (W) 132 , 133

Transport, Department of


Benchmarking Awards. (W) 260
Consultancy Contracts. (W) 262
Departmental Staff. (W) 261
Driving Schools. (W) 252
Greenhouse Gas Emissions. (W) 259
Harbours and Piers. (W) 253
Noise Pollution. (W) 255
Rail Network. (W) 256
Road Network. (W) 258
Road Signage. (W) 257
Rural Transport. (W) 254
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