Questions

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 751 No. 1

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Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of


Afforestation Programme (W) 746
Alternative Energy Projects (W) 762
Animal Diseases (W) 707 , 732
Animal Welfare (W) 674 , 739
Animal Welfare Bodies (W) 717
Bovine Disease Controls (W) 727
Common Fisheries Policy (W) 730 , 731
Departmental Agencies (W) 721 , 765
Departmental Funding (W) 759
Departmental Offices (W) 743 , 760
Departmental Schemes (W) 670 , 680 , 681 , 682 , 683
Disadvantaged Areas Scheme (W) 702 , 722 , 723
Fish Stocks Protection (W) 675
Fishing Industry Development (W) 705
Forestry Sector (W) 757
Fur Farming (W) 715 , 733 , 734 , 758
Grant Payments (W) 672 , 673 , 676 , 677 , 678 , 679 , 686 , 687 , 688 , 689 , 690 , 691 , 692 , 693 , 694 , 695 , 696 , 699 , 701 , 703 , 704 , 706 , 708 , 709 , 710 , 711 , 712 , 713 , 716 , 718 , 720 , 736 , 741 , 742 , 744 , 745 , 747 , 748 , 749 , 750 , 751 , 752 , 755 , 754 , 756 , 761 , 763 , 764
Harbours and Piers (W) 740
Irish Horseracing Industry (W) 697
Job Creation (W) 671
Land Parcel Identification System (W) 753
Milk Quota (W) 735
Ministerial Staff (W) 725 , 726
Rural Environment Protection Scheme (W) 684 , 685 , 700 , 728
Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (W) 714
Special Protection Areas (W) 698
State Veterinary Laboratories (W) 724
Tuberculosis Incidence (W) 737 , 738
Turbary Rights (W) 719
Íocaíochtaí Deontas (W) 729

Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, Department of


Air Services (W) 481
Departmental Funding (W) 485 , 487
Departmental Programmes (W) 479
Departmental Properties (W) 484
Flood Relief (W) 475
Local Authority Works (W) 482
Ministerial Appointments (W) 478
National Heritage Areas (W) 476 , 477
Natural Heritage Areas (W) 474
Seirbhís Farantóireachta (W) 480
State Agencies (W) 483 , 486 , 488
Transport Services (W) 473

Children and Youth Affairs, Department of


Asylum Support Services (W) 768 , 776
Child Care Services (W) 786 , 789 , 791
Children in Care (W) 766 , 777
Constitutional Amendments (W) 774
Departmental Offices (W) 800
Departmental Staff (W) 785 , 797
Early Childhood Education (W) 783 , 787 , 788 , 790 , 793 , 794
Family Support Services (W) 767
Foster Care (W) 769 , 770
Health Services (W) 806
Inter-Country Adoptions (W) 772 , 773 , 775 , 778 , 779 , 780 , 782 , 801 , 802 , 804 , 803
Ministerial Staff (W) 784
Missing Persons (W) 798
National Children’s Strategy (W) 781 , 792
National Lottery Funding (W) 795
State Agencies (W) 807
Youth Services (W) 799 , 805

Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Department of


Alternative Energy Projects (W) 503
Commercial State Bodies (W) 495 , 496
Departmental Agencies (W) 491 , 504
Departmental Programmes (W) 500
Departmental Properties (W) 502
Electricity Transmission Network (W) 494
Inland Fisheries (W) 497 , 498
Ministerial Staff (W) 499
Sustainable Energy Grants (W) 492 , 493
Telecommunications Services (W) 489 , 501
Voluntary Bodies (W) 490

Defence, Department of


Defence Forces Expenditure (W) 666
Defence Forces Personnel (W) 661 , 663
Departmental Offices (W) 667
Departmental Programmes (W) 665
Ministerial Staff (W) 664
Overseas Missions (W) 660
Pension Provisions (W) 662 , 668
State Agencies (W) 669

Education and Skills, Department of


Departmental Bodies (W) 134 , 240 , 259
Departmental Offices (W) 244
Departmental Staff (W) 217
Disadvantaged Status (W) 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215
Education Sector Staffing (W) 173
Enterprise Support Services (W) 177
EU Funding (W) 232 , 233 , 236
European Globalisation Fund (W) 175 , 234 , 235 , 237
Higher Education Grants (W) 143 , 148 , 150 , 151 , 157 , 176 , 189 , 218 , 243 , 247
Irish Language (W) 135
Ministerial Staff (W) 216
Multidenominational Schools (W) 222
Pupil-Teacher Ratio (W) 248
Redundancy Payments (W) 132 , 147
School Absenteeism (W) 241
School Accommodation (W) 162 , 254
School Curriculum (W) 140 , 171 , 220 , 221 , 230
School Enrolments (W) 161
School Evaluations (W) 163
School Fees (W) 245
School Management (W) 228
School Patronage (W) 136 , 138 , 137 , 258
School Staffing (W) 145 , 146 , 149 , 154 , 159 , 168 , 188 , 190 , 242 , 249 , 153 , 166 , 167 , 183 , 184 , 187 , 226 , 227 , 239 , 252 , 257 , 155 , 158 , 164 , 172 , 174 , 178 , 179 , 169 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 229
School Transport (W) 133
Schools Building Projects (W) 141 , 142 , 156 , 238 , 253
Schools Recognition (W) 160
Special Educational Needs (W) 139 , 180 , 181 , 219 , 250 , 251
State Examinations (W) 186
Teachers’ Remuneration (W) 144 , 152 , 165 , 182 , 185 , 231 , 246 , 255
Third Level Courses (W) 191
Third Level Review (W) 170
Vocational Educational Committees (W) 256

Environment, Community and Local Government, Department of


Building Regulations (W) 509 , 575 , 510 , 570 , 589 , 535
Commercial Rates (W) 566
Community Development (W) 516 , 537
Departmental Agencies (W) 513
Departmental Funding (W) 568
Departmental Offices (W) 560
Departmental Programmes (W) 540
Election Management System (W) 576
Electoral Divisions (W) 564
Fire Stations (W) 552
Genetically Modified Organisms (W) 519 , 520
Household Charge (W) 518 , 522 , 545 , 580 , 526 , 527 , 548 , 559 , 571 , 591
Household Sewerage Facilities (W) 528 , 529 , 541
Leader Programmes (W) 569
Local Authority Charges (W) 561 , 562 , 563 , 567 , 577 , 584 , 586 , 587
Local Authority Housing (W) 523
Local Authority Schemes (W) 543
Local Authority Staff (W) 506 , 507 , 538 , 590 , 508 , 558 , 565
Local Government Charges (W) 579
Local Government Reform (W) 551
Meitheal Forbartha na Gaeltachta (W) 572 , 573 , 574
Ministerial Staff (W) 539
Motor Taxation (W) 511 , 532
Official Engagements (W) 544
Registration of Architects (W) 514 , 521 , 536
Security of the Elderly (W) 505
Social and Affordable Housing (W) 542 , 547 , 549 , 550
State Agencies (W) 592
Tax Code (W) 581 , 582 , 583
Unfinished Housing Developments (W) 531 , 546 , 578 , 585
Waste Management (W) 517 , 524
Water and Sewerage Schemes (W) 512 , 515 , 533 , 534
Water Charges (W) 588
Water Services (W) 530 , 553 , 554 , 555 , 556 , 557
Water Supply Contamination (W) 525

Finance, Department of


Bank Drafts (W) 112
Banking Sector Regulation (W) 65 , 70 , 74 , 76 , 78 , 95 , 84 , 121
Banks Recapitalisation (W) 71 , 130
Credit Availability (W) 63
Departmental Agencies (W) 117
Departmental Expenditure (W) 113
Departmental Properties (W) 108
Departmental Staff (W) 93
Economic and Monetary Union (W) 55 , 96
Electronic Payments (W) 128
European Stability Mechanism (W) 98
Fiscal Policy (W) 89
Gambling Regulations (W) 64
General Government Debt (W) 124 , 125
Government Bonds (W) 69
Illicit Trade in Tobacco (W) 97
Insurance Industry (W) 59
Liquor Licences (W) 120
Ministerial Staff (W) 92
Mortgage Arrears Working Group (W) 111 , 119
Motor Taxation (W) 58 , 61
National Asset Management Agency (W) 80 , 85 , 86 , 102
Pension Provisions (W) 81 , 99 , 131
Personal Debt (W) 77 , 122
Public Sector Remuneration (W) 90
Redundancy Payments (W) 100 , 101 , 115
Revenue Operations (W) 103
State Banking Sector (W) 79
Tax Clearance Certificates (W) 68
Tax Code (W) 56 , 66 , 73 , 82 , 83 , 88 , 106 , 107 , 110 , 118 , 123
Tax Collection (W) 87 , 109
Tax Reliefs (W) 62 , 67 , 72 , 91 , 94 , 104 , 105
Tax Yield (W) 60 , 114 , 116 , 126 , 127 , 129
Vehicle Registration (W) 57

Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of


Departmental Offices (W) 50
Departmental Staff (W) 49
Diplomatic Representation (W) 51 , 52 , 53
Embassy Closures (W) 45 , 46
Foreign Conflicts (W) 47
Ministerial Staff (W) 48
Northern Ireland Issues (W) 54

Health, Department of


Accident and Emergency Services (W) 927
Ambulance Service (W) 831 , 932 , 963 , 974
Assisted Human Reproduction (W) 24
Cancer Screening Programme (W) 37
Care of the Elderly (W) 10 , 29 , 877
Clinical Indemnity Scheme (W) 808 , 823
Community Care (W) 12 , 23 , 839 , 896 , 897 , 986 , 991
Dental Treatment Services Scheme (W) 1001
Departmental Expenditure (W) 44
Departmental Funding (W) 929
Departmental Offices (W) 940
Departmental Programmes (W) 901
Departmental Reports (W) 850
Departmental Staff (W) 811
Disabled Drivers (W) 962
Drugs Payment Scheme (W) 817 , 848 , 859
Drugs Task Forces (W) 933
EU Directives (W) 934 , 935
EU Regulations (W) 936
Freedom of Information (W) 920
General Medical Services Scheme (W) 836
General Practitioner Co-operatives (W) 890
General Practitioner Services (W) 843 , 966
Health Insurance (W) 26 , 36 , 965
Health Insurance Levy (W) 38
Health Practitioners’ Qualifications (W) 970 , 980
Health Service Expenditure (W) 983
Health Service Funding (W) 854 , 883 , 891 , 892 , 898 , 903 , 952
Health Service Properties (W) 889 , 1002
Health Service Reform (W) 14 , 22 , 957 , 961 , 993 , 994
Health Service Staff (W) 20 , 41 , 992 , 857 , 885 , 988 , 989 , 990
Health Services (O) 3 , 6
Health Services (W) 27 , 809 , 812 , 815 , 816 , 819 , 824 , 825 , 828 , 844 , 852 , 853 , 858 , 867 , 869 , 874 , 884 , 886 , 887 , 888 , 894 , 915 , 918 , 931 , 941 , 948 , 949 , 955
Home Help Service (W) 930
Hospital Accommodation (W) 31 , 35 , 813 , 851 , 893 , 849 , 856 , 985 , 987
Hospital Budgets (W) 946 , 981
Hospital Equipment (W) 34
Hospital Services (W) 11 , 19 , 847 , 863 , 864 , 865 , 866 , 872 , 873 , 881 , 882 , 899 , 924 , 926 , 953 , 954 , 967 , 998
Hospital Staff (W) 16 , 830 , 997 , 1000
Hospital Waiting Lists (W) 9 , 860 , 861 , 862 , 942 , 943 , 944 , 960 , 971 , 984
Hospitals Building Programme (W) 826
Housing Aid for the Elderly (W) 928
HSE Budget (W) 916 , 917
HSE Senior Management Remuneration (O) 5
Human Rights Issues (W) 15 , 30 , 947
Insurance Industry (O) 1 , 4
Long-Term Illness Scheme (W) 820 , 913
Medical Aids and Appliances (W) 855
Medical Cards (W) 13 , 21 , 28 , 40 , 810 , 827 , 832 , 833 , 834 , 835 , 838 , 841 , 846 , 868 , 871 , 875 , 876 , 878 , 879 , 895 , 902 , 905 , 906 , 907 , 908 , 909 , 912 , 919 , 921 , 922 , 923 , 925 , 938 , 945 , 950 , 964 , 968 , 969 , 972 , 973 , 975 , 976 , 977 , 979 , 982 , 995 , 996
Mental Health Services (O) 7
Mental Health Services (W) 18 , 840 , 821 , 822 , 837 , 910 , 911 , 845 , 959
Ministerial Staff (W) 900
National Clinical Programme for Diabetes (W) 829
National Service Plan 2012 (O) 2
National Treatment Purchase Fund (W) 870
Nursing Home Support Scheme (W) 914
Nursing Homes (W) 32
Nursing Homes Support Scheme (W) 814 , 978
Pharmacy Regulations (W) 818
Primary Care Strategy (W) 33 , 39 , 904 , 842
Proposed Legislation (W) 951
Public Procurement (W) 937
Services for People with Disabilities (W) 939
State Agencies (W) 1003
Universal Health Insurance (O) 8 , 17 , 42 , 958
Vaccination Programme (W) 25 , 43 , 880
Water Quality (W) 956 , 999

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Department of


Copyright Protection (W) 300
Credit Facilities (W) 319
Departmental Agencies (W) 330
Departmental Offices (W) 316
Departmental Reports (W) 297
Departmental Staff (W) 311
Departmental Statistics (W) 298
Employment Appeals Tribunal (W) 323
Enterprise Support Services (W) 303
EU Directives (W) 305
EU Funding (W) 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 318
Industrial Development (W) 299 , 308
Industrial Disputes (W) 317
Job Creation (W) 301 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329
Job Losses (W) 320 , 321 , 322
Ministerial Staff (W) 310
Proposed Legislation (W) 304 , 307
Redundancy Payments (W) 324
Work Permits (W) 302 , 306 , 309

Justice and Equality, Department of


Citizenship Applications (W) 611 , 617 , 618 , 619 , 621 , 628 , 635 , 641 , 644
Council of Europe (W) 606 , 612
Courts Service (W) 597 , 598 , 599 , 640 , 601
Crime Prevention (W) 610 , 651
Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal (W) 623
Departmental Expenditure (W) 609 , 634
Departmental Offices (W) 643
Departmental Programmes (W) 626
Deportation Orders (W) 647 , 649
Garda Divisions (W) 646
Garda Operations (W) 602 , 650 , 656
Garda Stations (W) 604 , 607 , 614 , 624 , 629 , 653 , 654 , 655
Garda Strength (W) 631 , 637 , 648
Garda Training (W) 639
Garda Transport (W) 603 , 636 , 657
Human Rights Issues (W) 615
Immigration Services (W) 616
Judicial Investigations (W) 622
Legal Costs (W) 620
Ministerial Appointments (W) 605
Ministerial Staff (W) 625
Ministerial Transport (W) 658 , 659
National Disability Strategy (W) 595 , 596
Peace Commissioners (W) 645
Prison Education Service (W) 600
Prison Visiting Committees (W) 652
Property Services Regulatory Authority (W) 633
Proposed Legislation (W) 613 , 630
Registration of Title (W) 593
Residency Permits (W) 627
Road Safety (W) 638
Road Traffic Offences (W) 594 , 608 , 632
Wards of Court (W) 642

Public Expenditure and Reform, Department of


Departmental Agencies (W) 296
Departmental Contracts (W) 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 269
Departmental Expenditure (W) 282 , 283
Departmental Offices (W) 292
Departmental Properties (W) 268 , 280
Departmental Staff (W) 286
Exchequer Statements (W) 273
Flood Relief (W) 265 , 267
Freedom of Information (W) 294
Garda Stations (W) 291
Local Loans Fund (W) 281
Ministerial Staff (W) 285
National Monuments (W) 270
Oireachtas Allowances (W) 278
Oireachtas Members’ Remuneration (W) 266
Oireachtas Officeholders’ Remuneration (W) 264
Pension Provisions (W) 275 , 276 , 277 , 284 , 293 , 287
Public Sector Remuneration (W) 272 , 274 , 288 , 289
Public Service Recruitment (W) 290
Public Service Remuneration (W) 295
Semi-State Bodies (W) 271
Voluntary Redundancy Schemes (W) 279

Social Protection, Department of


Community Employment Schemes (W) 348 , 349 , 357 , 366 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 386 , 387 , 394 , 402 , 416 , 417 , 470
Departmental Expenditure (W) 406
Departmental Offices (W) 418
Departmental Programmes (W) 412
Departmental Staff (W) 347 , 351 , 397
Disability Statistics (W) 409
Health Service Staff (W) 382
Ministerial Staff (W) 396
Pension Provisions (W) 361 , 362 , 375 , 428
Redundancy Payments (W) 332 , 334 , 336 , 337 , 338 , 407 , 419 , 358 , 391 , 427 , 429 , 431 , 433 , 434 , 435 , 436 , 437 , 439 , 440 , 441 , 442 , 443 , 444 , 445 , 446 , 447 , 448 , 449 , 450 , 451 , 452 , 453 , 454 , 455 , 457 , 458 , 459 , 460 , 461 , 462 , 463 , 464 , 465 , 466 , 438 , 456
Registration of Deaths (W) 403
Social Welfare Appeals (W) 340 , 341 , 342 , 345 , 352 , 353 , 359 , 360 , 365 , 368 , 377 , 390 , 378 , 379 , 389 , 395 , 398 , 400 , 404 , 405 , 410 , 411 , 421 , 423 , 471
Social Welfare Benefits (W) 333 , 335 , 343 , 344 , 346 , 350 , 373 , 426 , 355 , 356 , 363 , 364 , 374 , 376 , 380 , 381 , 383 , 392 , 393 , 399 , 422 , 425 , 469
Social Welfare Code (W) 384
Social Welfare Fraud (W) 413 , 414 , 415
Social Welfare Reviews (W) 467
State Agencies (W) 472
Tax and Social Welfare Codes (W) 388 , 408
Universal Social Charge (W) 372

Transport, Tourism and Sport, Department of


Air Services (W) 1012
Ambulance Service (W) 1048
Clamping Industry (W) 1042 , 1050
Cycle Facilities (W) 1024 , 1025 , 1061
Departmental Agencies (W) 1034 , 1053 , 1060 , 1062 , 1066
Departmental Bodies (W) 1031
Departmental Offices (W) 1035
Departmental Programmes (W) 1027
Ferry Services (W) 1009
Harbours and Piers (W) 1017
Insurance Industry (W) 1006
Local Authority Services (W) 1014
Marine Safety (W) 1065
Ministerial Staff (W) 1026
National Car Test (W) 1029
Public Transport (W) 1019 , 1020 , 1021 , 1022 , 1023 , 1028 , 1033 , 1030 , 1038 , 1055
Rail Services (W) 1032
Regional Airports (W) 1010
Road Network (W) 1004 , 1005 , 1013 , 1015 , 1036 , 1037 , 1046 , 1047 , 1056
Road Safety (W) 1051 , 1057
Road Traffic Offences (W) 1007
Sports Capital Programme (W) 1016
State Airports (W) 1039 , 1040
Sustainable Transport (W) 1018
Taxi Regulations (W) 1008 , 1049
Tourism Industry (W) 1041 , 1058 , 1043 , 1052 , 1044 , 1054 , 1059 , 1045 , 1063 , 1064
Trans-European Transport Network (W) 1011
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