Questions

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 740 No. 1

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Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of


Animal Breeding Regulations (W) 763
Animal Feedstuffs (W) 769
Animal Identification Scheme (W) 768
Animal Welfare (W) 744
Aquaculture Licences (W) 752
Cattle Identification Scheme (W) 745
Departmental Expenditure (W) 739 , 754 , 755 , 765
Departmental Regulations (W) 735
Departmental Schemes (W) 738
Domestic Abattoirs (W) 757 , 758
Expenditure Reviews (W) 766
Forestry Sector (W) 742 , 750 , 756
Grant Payments (W) 733 , 736 , 737 , 741 , 747 , 748 , 751 , 753 , 762 , 764 , 767 , 770 , 771 , 772 , 773 , 774 , 775 , 776 , 777 , 778 , 779 , 780 , 781 , 782 , 783 , 784 , 785 , 786 , 787
Harbours and Piers (W) 746
Ministerial Staff (W) 759 , 760 , 761
Planning Issues (W) 740
Professional Fees (W) 789
Proposed Legislation (W) 743 , 788
Sport and Recreational Development (W) 734
Veterinary Certification (W) 749

Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, Department of


Archaeological Sites (W) 468
Arts Council (W) 447
Arts Funding (W) 442 , 443 , 445 , 446 , 450
Arts Plan (W) 462 , 465
Caiteachas Ranna (W) 458
Commemorative Events (W) 440
Departmental Expenditure (W) 441 , 451 , 452 , 456 , 460
Departmental Schemes (W) 434
Expenditure Reviews (W) 457
Family History Centres (W) 464
Harbours and Piers (W) 438
Invasive Species (W) 436
Maoiniú Ranna (W) 459 , 461
Ministerial Staff (W) 453 , 455 , 454
National Archives (W) 466 , 467
National Monuments (W) 433
National Parks (W) 435 , 449 , 437 , 439
Natural Heritage Areas (W) 463
Public Sector Recruitment (W) 448
Wildlife Protection (W) 444

Children and Youth Affairs, Department of


Adoption Services (W) 790 , 808
Child Protection (W) 797 , 798 , 799
Children in Care (W) 812
Constitutional Amendments (W) 813
Departmental Expenditure (W) 796 , 800 , 801 , 805
Expenditure Reviews (W) 806
Garda Training (W) 794
Health Service Staff (W) 811
Health Services (W) 791 , 809 , 810
Legislative Programme (W) 814
Ministerial Staff (W) 802 , 803 , 804
Preschool Services (W) 795 , 807
Professional Fees (W) 815
Proposed Legislation (W) 792 , 793

Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Department of


Alternative Energy Projects (O) 3 , 4
Anti-Poverty Strategy (W) 16 , 470
Broadcasting Services (W) 15
Departmental Agencies (W) 518
Departmental Expenditure (W) 12 , 473 , 480 , 481 , 487
Departmental Funding (W) 479
Departmental Schemes (W) 486 , 505 , 495
Electricity Transmission Network (W) 476
Energy Conservation (W) 498 , 499
Energy Prices (O) 5 , 13
Energy Prices (W) 509
Energy Resources (W) 474 , 477 , 501 , 502 , 503 , 504 , 508 , 510 , 514
Environmental Policy (W) 517
Exchequer Savings (W) 10
Expenditure Reviews (W) 489
Exploration Licences (W) 471 , 472 , 507
Grant Payments (W) 475 , 491 , 494
Information and Communications Technology (W) 516
Job Protection (W) 493
Ministerial Staff (W) 483 , 484 , 485
Offshore Exploration (O) 1 , 7
Offshore Exploration (W) 8 , 9 , 14 , 22
Pension Provisions (W) 482
Postal Services (W) 488 , 490
Proposed Legislation (W) 20 , 21
Sale of State Assets (O) 2 , 6
Seismic Surveys (W) 469
Telecommunications Services (W) 17 , 18 , 19 , 478 , 496 , 512 , 497 , 500 , 506 , 511 , 513 , 515
Television Licence Fee (W) 11
Tourism Development (W) 492

Defence, Department of


Defence Forces Personnel (W) 728 , 729
Defence Forces Recruitment (W) 730
Defence Forces Reserve (W) 715 , 716 , 717 , 718 , 719 , 720
Departmental Expenditure (W) 713 , 721 , 722 , 726 , 732
Departmental Staff (W) 714
Expenditure Reviews (W) 727
Ministerial Staff (W) 723 , 724 , 725
Naval Service Operations (W) 712
Pension Provisions (W) 731

Education and Skills, Department of


Adult Education (W) 218
Apprenticeship Programmes (W) 140
Arts Plan (W) 164
Departmental Agencies (W) 142 , 143
Departmental Expenditure (W) 161 , 183 , 184 , 198
Departmental Funding (W) 168 , 169 , 177 , 202 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 215
Education Reform (W) 179
Education Schemes (W) 158
EU Funding (W) 149 , 150
Expenditure Reviews (W) 199
FÁS Training Programmes (W) 167
Gaelscoileanna (W) 146
Grant Payments (W) 223
Higher Education Grants (W) 145 , 181 , 163
Institutes of Technology (W) 222 , 229
Jobs Iniative (W) 144
Ministerial Staff (W) 185 , 186 , 187
Pupil-Teacher Ratio (W) 173 , 175
Redundancy Payments (W) 210
School Accommodation (W) 148 , 200
School Enrolment Age (W) 147
School Enrolments (W) 180 , 220
School Placement (W) 156 , 157
School Staffing (W) 139 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 227
School Textbooks (W) 230
School Transport (W) 141 , 151 , 159 , 196 , 160 , 165 , 170 , 188 , 197 , 203 , 208 , 226
Schools Building Projects (W) 201
Schools Refurbishment (W) 219
Special Educational Needs (W) 162 , 166 , 172 , 174 , 213 , 231 , 214 , 216 , 221
State Examinations (W) 182 , 189 , 204 , 225
Teacher Numbers (W) 211 , 212
Teaching Qualifications (W) 178 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 224
Third Level Charges (W) 176 , 217 , 228
Third Level Remuneration (W) 171
Vocational Education Committees (W) 209

Environment, Community and Local Government, Department of


Building Regulations (W) 540 , 550 , 554 , 572 , 545
Community Development (W) 533 , 541 , 543 , 549 , 557 , 586
Departmental Agencies (W) 594
Departmental Correspondence (W) 573
Departmental Expenditure (W) 529 , 559 , 560 , 571
Departmental Funding (W) 580 , 583
Departmental Staff (W) 561 , 562 , 563
Environmental Policy (W) 588 , 589 , 590 , 599
Fire Service (W) 568 , 569
Greenhouse Gas Emissions (W) 592
Housing Aid for the Elderly (W) 558
Inland Waterways (W) 535
Litter Pollution (W) 534 , 539
Local Authority Charges (W) 520 , 527 , 574 , 584
Local Authority Expenditure (W) 587
Local Authority Housing (W) 525 , 530 , 547 , 551 , 565 , 579 , 597 , 598
Local Authority Staff (W) 522 , 567
Motor Taxation (W) 521
Noise Pollution (W) 593
Placename Regulations (W) 526
Planning Issues (W) 531 , 542 , 546
Private Rented Accommodation (W) 544 , 595
Property Tax (W) 578
Proposed Legislation (W) 600
Services for People with Disabilities (W) 523
Social and Affordable Housing (W) 582 , 596
Tax Code (W) 524 , 536 , 537 , 548
Unfinished Housing Developments (W) 552 , 556 , 575
Voluntary Housing Schemes (W) 528
Waste Disposal (W) 519 , 555
Waste Management (W) 566
Water and Sewerage Schemes (W) 538 , 564 , 570 , 576 , 577 , 585 , 591
Water Quality (W) 532 , 581 , 553

Finance, Department of


Banking Sector Regulation (W) 70 , 73 , 106 , 119 , 120 , 121
Banks Recapitalisation (W) 123
County Flags (W) 133
Credit Unions (W) 52
Debt Levels (W) 122
Departmental Expenditure (W) 51 , 82 , 87 , 88 , 100 , 138
Departmental Investigations (W) 124
Departmental Properties (W) 98
Expenditure Reviews (W) 102
Financial Institutions Remuneration (W) 69
Financial Institutions Support Scheme (W) 109
Financial Services Regulation (W) 101 , 104 , 115 , 116 , 117
Insurance Industry (W) 55
Legislative Programme (W) 53
Liquor Licences (W) 47 , 48
Ministerial Staff (W) 89 , 90 , 91
Mortgage Arrears (W) 75
Mortgage Products (W) 57
Motor Fuels (W) 137
National Archives (W) 128
National Asset Management Agency (W) 54 , 127 , 134
National Pensions Reserve Fund (W) 111
National Treasury Management Agency (W) 112
Pension Provisions (W) 64 , 65 , 94 , 118
Price Inflation (W) 99
Proposed Legislation (W) 58 , 63 , 113 , 125
State Banking Sector (W) 60 , 67
State Claims Agency (W) 135
Strategic Investment Bank (W) 126
Tax Code (W) 46 , 49 , 56 , 59 , 61 , 80 , 62 , 108 , 68 , 71 , 93 , 72 , 74 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 92 , 103 , 105 , 107 , 110 , 114 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132
Tax Collection (W) 50 , 95 , 96
Tax Reliefs (W) 66 , 81 , 97 , 136

Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of


Consultancy Contracts (W) 24
Departmental Expenditure (W) 25 , 31 , 32 , 37
Diplomatic Representation (W) 39
Expenditure Reviews (W) 38
Human Rights Issues (W) 40 , 41 , 42 , 43
Ministerial Staff (W) 34 , 35 , 36
Overseas Development Aid (W) 23 , 27
Passport Applications (W) 28 , 29 , 30 , 33
Professional Fees (W) 45
Proposed Legislation (W) 26
Tax Collection (W) 44

Health, Department of


Accident and Emergency Services (W) 825 , 828
Ambulance Service (W) 879 , 953 , 881 , 882 , 883 , 983 , 984
Appointments to State Boards (W) 913
Care of the Elderly (W) 951 , 968
Care Services (W) 954
Departmental Bodies (W) 989
Departmental Expenditure (W) 831 , 906 , 907 , 919 , 921 , 1003 , 1018 , 1033 , 1035
Departmental Properties (W) 1023
Departmental Statistics (W) 1029
Domestic Violence Services (W) 829 , 950
Drugs Payment Scheme (W) 853
Garda Vetting (W) 885
General Medical Services Scheme (W) 928 , 1008
General Practitioner Services (W) 947
Health Education (W) 892
Health Promotion (W) 1019
Health Regulations (W) 991
Health Service Executive (W) 871
Health Service Expenditure (W) 863
Health Service Staff (W) 866 , 901 , 909 , 917 , 977 , 986 , 982 , 1016
Health Services (W) 817 , 818 , 819 , 859 , 876 , 877 , 888 , 889 , 890 , 891 , 895 , 898 , 899 , 902 , 903 , 914 , 915 , 916 , 918 , 922 , 925 , 926 , 935 , 939 , 940 , 945 , 956 , 957 , 958 , 960 , 962 , 964 , 965 , 967 , 971 , 972 , 976 , 980 , 981 , 985 , 990 , 1017 , 1020 , 1025 , 1031 , 1032
Home Help Service (W) 934
Hospital Accommodation (W) 854 , 1022
Hospital Charges (W) 1002
Hospital Investigations (W) 974
Hospital Services (W) 833 , 834 , 835 , 836 , 837 , 838 , 839 , 842 , 843 , 844 , 845 , 840 , 851 , 855 , 858 , 860 , 862 , 868 , 873 , 924 , 955 , 963 , 1001 , 1007 , 1011
Hospital Staff (W) 841 , 847 , 848 , 874 , 948 , 949 , 975 , 1012 , 1030
Hospital Waiting Lists (W) 856 , 878 , 929 , 930 , 931 , 946 , 952 , 1026
Hospitals Building Programme (W) 820 , 852 , 923
HSE Debt Collection (W) 886
International Agreements (W) 870
Irish Blood Transfusion Service (W) 992
Long-Term Illness Scheme (W) 830 , 865 , 893 , 896
Long-term Illness Scheme (W) 894 , 1014
Medical Cards (W) 816 , 821 , 823 , 824 , 846 , 884 , 900 , 932 , 933 , 937 , 938 , 942 , 943 , 944 , 959 , 966 , 987 , 1013 , 1024
Medicinal Products (W) 887 , 897 , 941
Mental Health Services (W) 880 , 927 , 1009 , 1010
Ministerial Staff (W) 910 , 912 , 911
Ministerial Travel (W) 993 , 994 , 995 , 996 , 997 , 998 , 999 , 1000
National Treatment Purchase Fund (W) 832
Nuclear Power (W) 1015
Nursing Homes Support Scheme (W) 826 , 827 , 973 , 978 , 979 , 1027
Obesity Prevention (W) 908
Patient Records (W) 961
Personal Injury Awards (W) 1028 , 1034
Pharmacy Regulations (W) 936
Primary Care Strategy (W) 864 , 872
Private Health Insurance (W) 850
Professional Fees (W) 920
Proposed Legislation (W) 867
Public Service Pay (W) 1004 , 1005 , 1006
Public Transport (W) 969
Services for Older People (W) 822
Services for People with Disabilities (W) 849 , 857 , 861 , 875 , 904 , 905 , 1021
Smoking Ban (W) 869
Universal Health Insurance (W) 970
Water Fluoridation (W) 988

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Department of


Company Closures (W) 264 , 265
County and City Enterprise Boards (W) 278
Departmental Bodies (W) 282
Departmental Expenditure (W) 262 , 270 , 271 , 276
Departmental Funding (W) 256
Employment Permits (W) 257
EU Funding (W) 261
Expenditure Reviews (W) 277
Health and Safety Regulations (W) 281
Industrial Development (W) 258 , 259 , 260 , 263 , 280
Industrial Relations (W) 275
Job Creation (W) 266 , 267 , 268
Legislative Reviews (W) 279
Ministerial Staff (W) 272 , 273 , 274
Work Permits (W) 269

Justice and Equality, Department of


Asylum Applications (W) 618 , 643 , 668 , 711
Asylum Support Services (W) 614 , 629
Citizenship Applications (W) 624 , 626 , 640 , 660 , 665 , 672 , 673 , 676 , 679 , 681 , 690 , 694 , 704 , 706
Court Procedures (W) 709
Court Sittings (W) 696
Court Staff (W) 703 , 705
Crime Levels (W) 659
Departmental Bodies (W) 617
Departmental Expenditure (W) 611 , 651 , 616 , 622 , 650 , 652
Departmental Schemes (W) 606
Deportation Orders (W) 612 , 680 , 683 , 686
Drug Courts (W) 620
Electronic Tagging (W) 700 , 701
Expenditure Reviews (W) 656
Extradition Applications (W) 693
Financial Legislation (W) 604 , 605
Gaming and Betting Regulation (W) 625
Garda Deployment (W) 637 , 641 , 649
Garda Recruitment (W) 695
Garda Reserve (W) 691
Garda Stations (W) 648 , 657 , 658
Garda Strength (W) 615
Garda Training (W) 697
Garda Transport (W) 698
Garda Vetting of Personnel (W) 601 , 609 , 610 , 632 , 633 , 639
Investigation into Anglo Irish Bank (W) 630 , 642
Legal Aid Service (W) 608 , 647
Legal Profession (W) 708
Ministerial Staff (W) 653 , 654 , 655
National Lottery Funding (W) 602 , 603
Organised Crime (W) 628
Prison Medical Service (W) 646
Prisoner Transfers (W) 634
Proposed Legislation (W) 607 , 619 , 621 , 638 , 645 , 699 , 702 , 707
Refugee Status (W) 689
Residency Permits (W) 613 , 644 , 661 , 662 , 663 , 664 , 666 , 667 , 669 , 670 , 671 , 674 , 675 , 677 , 678 , 682 , 684 , 685 , 688 , 692 , 710
Road Safety (W) 635 , 636
Sentencing Policy (W) 623
State Visits (W) 631
Traveller Community (W) 627
Visa Applications (W) 687

Public Expenditure and Reform, Department of


Civil Service Staff (W) 254
Departmental Expenditure (W) 239 , 243 , 244 , 248
Departmental Funding (W) 234
Departmental Staff (W) 253
Expenditure Reviews (W) 249
Flood Damage (W) 241
Flood Relief (W) 242
Heritage Sites (W) 250 , 251
Legislative Programme (W) 232 , 236
Ministerial Staff (W) 245 , 246 , 247
National Monuments (W) 240
Pay Levels (W) 238
Pension Provisions (W) 233
Professional Fees (W) 255
Public Sector Pay (W) 252
Review of Expenditure (W) 237
Universal Social Charge (W) 235

Social Protection, Department of


Anti-Poverty Strategy (W) 330
Civil Registration (W) 286 , 287
Community Employment Schemes (W) 350 , 413
Departmental Expenditure (W) 303 , 338 , 339 , 347 , 351 , 432
Departmental Schemes (W) 323
Departmental Staff (W) 355
Exchequer Savings (W) 288
Expenditure Reviews (W) 349
Flood Relief (W) 310
Higher Education Grants (W) 354
Job Protection (W) 345
Ministerial Staff (W) 341 , 342 , 343
Pension Provisions (W) 284 , 293
Social Insurance (W) 291 , 320 , 412
Social Welfare Appeals (W) 295 , 297 , 299 , 308 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 322 , 332 , 336 , 337 , 344 , 348 , 360 , 361 , 365 , 366 , 373 , 376 , 377 , 382 , 384 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 389 , 393 , 395 , 400 , 401 , 414 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 423
Social Welfare Benefits (W) 285 , 289 , 290 , 294 , 298 , 300 , 302 , 304 , 305 , 306 , 309 , 352 , 311 , 312 , 314 , 321 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 333 , 334 , 335 , 340 , 346 , 353 , 359 , 362 , 364 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 374 , 375 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 383 , 388 , 391 , 394 , 396 , 397 , 398 , 399 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 421 , 422 , 424 , 425 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 430 , 431
Social Welfare Code (W) 292 , 319 , 325 , 331 , 356 , 358 , 363
Social Welfare Fraud (W) 301 , 324
Social Welfare Payments (W) 357

Transport, Tourism and Sport, Department of


Air Services (W) 1044
Departmental Bodies (W) 1076
Departmental Expenditure (W) 1040 , 1057 , 1058 , 1063
Departmental Programmes (W) 1041
Departmental Staff (W) 1061
Driver Licensing (W) 1070
Driver Training (W) 1053
Driving Tests (W) 1037
Expenditure Reviews (W) 1064
Harbours and Piers (W) 1045
Integrated Ticketing (W) 1042
Ministerial Staff (W) 1060 , 1062
Professional Fees (W) 1077
Public Transport (W) 1048
Rail Network (W) 1067
Road Network (W) 1038 , 1065 , 1066
Road Safety (W) 1043 , 1056
Road Traffic Regulations (W) 1055
Rural Transport Services (W) 1047
Sail Training (W) 1046
Sports Capital Programme (W) 1059
State Airports (W) 1049 , 1074
Swimming Pool Projects (W) 1050 , 1052 , 1051
Tachograph Applications (W) 1054
Taxi Regulations (W) 1036 , 1071 , 1072 , 1039 , 1069
Tourism Promotion (W) 1075
Tourist Attractions (W) 1068
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