Varadkar, Leo

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 692 No. 1

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Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by her constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at her Department in respect of leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 20...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by her and the Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 2008 an...More Button

Written Answers - Employment Rights.

Asked the minister: the status of the review process on employee representation as outlined in point 9.3 of the Transitional Agreement 2008 to 2009; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: her proposals to outlaw the victimisation of employees for involvement in trade union activity with regard to item 9.4 of the Transitional Agreement for 2008 to 2009; and if she will make a statement...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Staff.

Asked the minister: the number of working days lost to her Department as a consequence of trade union leave for 2008; the trade union leave arrangements for staff; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - FÁS Training Programmes.

Asked the minister: the unions which have been contracted by FÁS with regard to the union-led learning network; the value and duration of each contract; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Workplace Innovation Fund.

Asked the minister: the number of companies availing of the work place innovation fund for each of the past three years; the number of applications refused in each; the reason for refusal; and if she will make a stateme...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Staff.

Asked the minister: the number of staff members who have been dismissed from her Department in each of the past five years and their grade and reason for dismissal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the reason only 3% of staff in her Department received an unacceptable or needs improvement rating; her views on whether this is an accurate reflection of her Department’s strengths and weakness in t...More Button

Asked the minister: if she is satisfied with the operation of the performance management development system within her Department; her views on whether under-performance is being tackled and good performance is being ac...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Reports.

Asked the minister: her views on the report of the organisation review programme with respect to her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Payments.

Asked the minister: the outcome of the assessment carried out on extending the 15 day payment deadline to local authorities and the health and education sectors; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Programmes.

Asked the minister: the progress regarding the mainstreaming of the knowledge economy skills passport; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Industrial Relations.

Asked the minister: the position regarding her reply to Question No. 69 of 10 December 2008, in view of the changed circumstances; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Business Regulation.

Asked the minister: the position regarding her reply to Parliamentary Question No. 109 of 23 June 2009; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Employment Support Services.

Asked the minister: the number of companies which have applied for funding from the temporary job subsidy scheme; the number of jobs that will be subsidised; the number of applications accepted; the number rejected; the...More Button

Written Answers - Enterprise Stabilisation Fund.

Asked the minister: the number of companies which have applied for funding from the enterprise stabilisation fund; the number of applications accepted; the number rejected; the amount paid out to date; and if she will m...More Button

Written Answers - FÁS Training Programmes.

Asked the minister: the number of people currently participating in the short-time training programme and the work placement programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by herself and the Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Public Procurement.

Asked the minister: if he will amend the rules for construction tenders by public bodies and local authorities in order that small building contracts of less than €5.25 million can be awarded to any one of a short-list ...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code.

Asked the minister: the cost of creating a new tax band for all income between €36,400 and €40,000 for a single person and the equivalent for a couple of 30%, of 33% and of 35%; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of creating a new tax band for all income between €36,400 and €44,000 for a single person and the equivalent for a couple of 30%, of 33% and of 35%; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Written Answers - Public Service Recruitment.

Asked the minister: his views on the common pool for recruitment to promotional positions in local authorities, the Health Service Executive and vocational educational committees amongst others; if he will provide more ...More Button

Written Answers - National Asset Management Agency.

Asked the minister: the extent to which the National Asset Management Agency will take into account planning permissions attached to undeveloped sites in valuing assets that it will buy from the banks; and if he will ma...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code.

Asked the minister: the cost of a wine, beer and spirit licence for retailers, publicans and restaurateurs for each year since 1997 to date in 2009; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Reports.

Asked the minister: when he expects to receive the report of the review body on higher remuneration in the public sector; when he will act on it; if he will carry out a similar exercise for other cohorts of public secto...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code.

Asked the minister: the cost of creating a new tax band for all income between €36,400 and €50,000 for a single person and the equivalent for a couple of 30%, of 33% and of 35%; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Yield.

Asked the minister: if he will estimate the yield from taxing capital income on the same basis as earned income. More Button

Asked the minister: if he will estimate the yield from applying income tax to all off-course winnings, bets, prizes and the national lottery. More Button

Asked the minister: if he will estimate the yield from applying a tax of 20% on all off-course winnings, bets and prizes including the national lottery. More Button

Asked the minister: if he will estimate the yield from a 20% income levy applied to all earned income excluding social welfare; and the additional revenue from applying a 40% income levy on income above €80,000. More Button

Asked the minister: his estimate of the yield from a 3% income levy applied to all personal income including social welfare with no threshold or ceiling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by her constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at her Department in respect of leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 20...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff.

Asked the minister: her views on the common pool for recruitment to promotional positions in the Health Service Executive among others; if she will provide more promotional positions to open competition; and if she will...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel, including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by herself and the Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 2008 and to d...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - Proposed Legislation.

Asked the minister: when he will enact the ban on upward only rent reviews into law; if he is reconsidering this matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Carers Strategy.

Asked the minister: the reason the carer’s strategy has not yet been published; when she will do so; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by her constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at her Department in respect of leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 20...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by herself and the Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Staff.

Asked the minister: his views on the common pool for recruitment to promotional positions in local authorities amongst others; if he will provide more promotional positions to open competition; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Written Answers - Planning Issues.

Asked the minister: if there is a statutory impediment that would prevent local authorities from informing councillors of scheduled pre-planning discussions before they take place and from allowing councillors from the ...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Staff.

Asked the minister: his views on the payment of bonuses to local authority officials; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Planning Issues.

Asked the minister: his views on exempting public representatives from paying the fee to make an observation on a planning issue to the council and An Bord Pleanála; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the cost incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of Ministers of State at his Department in relation to political websites in 2007, 2008 and to date in 2009; and if he will m...More Button

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office, and the constituency offices of Ministers of State in his Department, in relation to the advertising of clinics, public meetings and other events and se...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the costs incurred by his constituency office and the constituency offices of the Ministers of State at his Department for leaflet design, production, delivery and other related costs in 2007, 2008 a...More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the total cost of foreign travel, including flights, accommodation, food, subsistence, travel and other incidental costs, incurred by the Minister and Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 20...More Button

Written Answers - School Staffing.

Asked the minister: his views on the common pool for recruitment to promotional positions in vocational education committees among others; if he will provide more promotional positions to open competition; and if he wil...More Button

Written Answers - Central Applications Office.

Asked the minister: the reason Central Applications Office forms are distributed to secondary schools when more than 75% are returned on-line; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the reason the distribution of Central Application Office forms is carried out by An Post when other operators have offered to do it more cheaply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - School Enrolments.

Asked the minister: the reason and the length of time a secondary school must keep a place open for a student who does not return to school at the start of an academic year or term without notifying the school; and if h...More Button

Written Answers - Site Acquisitions.

Asked the minister: the progress made on securing a permanent site for a school (details supplied) in Dublin 15; when work will commence on the permanent school buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the progress made on securing a permanent site for a school (details supplied) in Dublin 15; when work will commence on the permanent school buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the progress made on securing a permanent site for a school (details supplied) in Dublin 15; when work will commence on the permanent school buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Asked the minister: the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by himself and the Ministers of State at his Department in 2007, 2008 and to da...More Button


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