Penrose, Willie

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 739 No. 3

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Suspension of Member

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Ceisteanna — Questions - Departmental Functions

Deputy Martin is the best hide-and-seek man that ever came into the Dáil.More Button

Proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2011: Motion

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Regulations in draft: The Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2011, copies of which have been laid in draft form before Dáil Éirea...More Button

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Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

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Written Answers - Planning Issues

A judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Case C-66/06 on 20 November 2008 found that Ireland’s system of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening for certain categories of agricultu...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Housing

My Department approved a proposal by Sligo Borough Council to refurbish up to 53 local authority owned houses in the Cranmore estate at an estimated cost of €445,000. Expenditure this year will be met...More Button

A statutory assessment of housing need is carried out every three years by all housing authorities. Data for the 2011 Assessment of Housing Need are currently being compiled by the Housing Agency and...More Button

Cork County Council envisages that over 40 housing units will be delivered under the social housing construction programme over the course of 2011, broken down as follows: The Council also has a numbe...More Button

Information regarding to the number of applications received under the 2011 tenant purchase scheme is not yet available in my Department. However, statistics will be published in due course.More Button

Written Answers - Flood Relief

My Department is in discussions with Wicklow County Council regarding flooding problems at Glending Estate, Blessington, Co. Wicklow and is awaiting the Council’s final proposal in relation to this is...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Services

The Housing Adaptation Grant Schemes for Older People and People with a Disability, introduced in November 2007, replaced the discontinued Disabled Persons Grant Scheme, the Essential Repairs Grant Sc...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Housing

The Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 provides for a new process of housing needs assessment for applicants for social housing support and empowers the Minister to make regulations setting o...More Button

Written Answers - Voluntary Housing

My Department’s voluntary and co-operative housing programme is supported through two funding schemes, the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) and the Capital Loan and Subsidy Scheme (CLSS). The administr...More Button

Written Answers - Unauthorised Developments

My Department gathers aggregate data on enforcement activity from planning authorities, including data on the number of enforcement notices issued under sections 154 and 155 of the Planning Act and th...More Button

Written Answers - National Housing Development Survey

I propose to take Questions Nos. 238 and 239 together. The National Housing Development Survey database, published in October 2010, established an authoritative baseline analysis of unfinished housing...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Funding

My Department issued approval in principle to proceed with this project to Kildare County Council on 13 July 2011. It is now a matter for the local authority to submit a detailed project brief to my D...More Button

Written Answers - Proposed Legislation

I have established the National Co-ordination Committee on Unfinished Housing Developments, which I am also chairing, to oversee implementation of the Report of the Advisory Group on Unfinished Housin...More Button


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