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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 757 No. 1

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Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of


Agri-Environment Options Scheme (W) 594
Agricultural Exports (W) 580
Appointments to State Boards (W) 617
Beef Exports (W) 610
Common Agricultural Policy (W) 602
Commonage Division (W) 588
Departmental Advertising (W) 614
Departmental Bodies (W) 577 , 581 , 584
Departmental Expenditure (W) 593
Departmental Funding (W) 604
Disadvantaged Areas Scheme (W) 592
Fur Farming (W) 576 , 579
Global Strategic Framework (W) 609 , 613
Grant Payments (W) 582 , 585 , 586 , 587 , 589 , 595 , 598 , 608 , 611 , 612 , 615 , 616
Harbours and Piers (W) 596 , 597
Horse Racing Ireland (W) 599
Marine Safety (W) 600
Metrology Service (W) 578
Milk Quota (W) 601
Ministerial Transport (W) 583 , 591 , 618
Rural Environment Protection Scheme (W) 590 , 603
Sale of State Assets (W) 606 , 607

Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, Department of


Departmental Advertising (W) 443
Departmental Expenditure (W) 438
Departmental Funding (W) 437
Foras na Gaeilge (W) 439
Hare Coursing (W) 429
Ministerial Transport (W) 433 , 436
Plean Straitéise don Ghaeltacht (W) 440
Special Areas of Conservation (W) 431
Stag Hunting (W) 430
Turbary Rights (W) 435 , 441 , 442
Wildlife Protection (W) 432 , 434

Children and Youth Affairs, Department of


Adoption Services (W) 637
Appointments to State Boards (W) 647
Child Care Services (W) 619 , 623
Children in Care (W) 620 , 621 , 622
Departmental Advertising (W) 646
Departmental Expenditure (W) 636
Detention Centres (W) 645
Domestic Adoptions (W) 624 , 625 , 626
Early Childhood Education (W) 638 , 639 , 643
EU Youth in Action Programme (W) 630 , 631
Health Service Staff (W) 634 , 635
Health Services (W) 633
Ministerial Transport (W) 628 , 632 , 648
Missing Persons (W) 644
Preschool Services (W) 629
Skills Development (W) 640 , 641
Teaching Qualifications (W) 642
Youth Cafés (W) 627

Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 445 , 459
Departmental Advertising (W) 457
Departmental Agencies (W) 452
Departmental Expenditure (W) 450
Energy Conservation (W) 444 , 454
Gas Exploration (W) 453
Ministerial Transport (W) 449
Ministerial Travel (W) 460
Natural Gas Grid (W) 458
Post Office Network (W) 455 , 456
Telecommunications Services (W) 446 , 447 , 448 , 451

Defence, Department of


Defence Forces Personnel (W) 573
Departmental Advertising (W) 574
Departmental Bodies (W) 575
Departmental Expenditure (W) 572
Ministerial Transport (W) 570 , 571

Education and Skills, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 274
Departmental Advertising (W) 269
Departmental Bodies (W) 205
Departmental Correspondence (W) 255
Departmental Expenditure (W) 194
Departmental Funding (W) 195
Departmental Reports (W) 191
Educational Disadvantage (W) 211 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 241 , 250
FÁS Training Programmes (W) 182
Grant Payments (W) 197
Higher Education Grants (W) 178 , 190 , 206 , 230 , 248
Higher Education Sector (W) 213
Institutes of Technology (W) 203 , 204
Languages Programme (W) 217
Mental Health Services (W) 223
Ministerial Transport (W) 180 , 188 , 275
Preschool Services (W) 210 , 218
Psychological Service (W) 226
Pupil-Teacher Ratio (W) 209
School Accommodation (W) 212 , 231 , 239
School Books (W) 221
School Curriculum (W) 196 , 207 , 222
School Enrolments (W) 193 , 268
School Management (W) 258 , 271
School Staffing (W) 181 , 186 , 187 , 189 , 198 , 214 , 215 , 249 , 254 , 219 , 242 , 243 , 251 , 245 , 264 , 265 , 272
School Transport (W) 227
Schools Amalgamation (W) 257
Schools Building Programme (W) 192
Schools Building Projects (W) 236 , 256
Schools Refurbishment (W) 228 , 229
Site Acquisitions (W) 185
Social Welfare Benefits (W) 238
Special Educational Needs (W) 184 , 208 , 225 , 224 , 266 , 273
Standardised School Year (W) 252
Teachers’ Remuneration (W) 183 , 199 , 216 , 237 , 244 , 253 , 240 , 267
Teaching Qualifications (W) 220
Telecommunications Services (W) 270
Third Level Courses (W) 179 , 246 , 247
Third Level Fees (W) 200 , 201
Third Level Participation (W) 202
Third Level Staff (W) 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263

Environment, Community and Local Government, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 513 , 540
Building Regulations (W) 538
County Development Plans (W) 515 , 518
Departmental Advertising (W) 537
Departmental Expenditure (W) 480
Disabled Drivers (W) 533
Electoral Reform (W) 501
Environmental Policy (W) 487
EU Directives (W) 469
Fire Stations (W) 522 , 523 , 524 , 525 , 526
Homelessness Strategy (W) 509
Local Authority Charges (W) 464 , 530 , 467 , 471 , 474 , 475 , 476 , 478 , 481 , 482 , 485 , 502 , 503 , 514
Local Authority Funding (W) 499 , 536
Local Authority Housing (W) 521 , 527 , 528 , 529
Local Authority Services (W) 535
Local Authority Staff (W) 479
Local Governance Structures (W) 520
Local Government Reform (W) 472 , 495 , 496 , 497 , 498 , 500
Ministerial Transport (W) 466 , 477
Motor Taxation (W) 462
Planning Issues (W) 461 , 505 , 534
Property Management Companies (W) 532
Proposed Legislation (W) 463 , 511 , 512 , 473 , 486
Site Resolution Plans (W) 516 , 517
Social and Affordable Housing (W) 470 , 483 , 506 , 507 , 508 , 539
Unfinished Housing Developments (W) 504 , 531
Urban Renewal Schemes (W) 510
Waste Management (W) 468 , 488 , 489 , 490 , 491 , 492 , 493
Water and Sewerage Schemes (W) 465 , 484
Water Charges (W) 494
Water Services (W) 519

Finance, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 176
Banking Sector Regulation (W) 153 , 159 , 163 , 166 , 167 , 169
Credit Union Regulation (W) 157
Departmental Advertising (W) 175
Departmental Expenditure (W) 154
Departmental Meetings (W) 145
Ministerial Transport (W) 144 , 152 , 177
Mortgage Arrears (W) 143
Motor Fuels (W) 162
Motor Vehicle Registration (W) 172
National Asset Management Agency (W) 155 , 160 , 161 , 164 , 168
Pension Provisions (W) 149
Tax Code (W) 142 , 150 , 170 , 171
Tax Collection (W) 148 , 156
Tax Reliefs (W) 173 , 174
Tax Yield (W) 146 , 147 , 151 , 158 , 165

Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of


Departmental Advertising (W) 141
Departmental Expenditure (W) 126
Diplomatic Representation (W) 121 , 124 , 133 , 134
EU Enlargement (W) 135
Foreign Conflicts (W) 123
Human Rights Issues (W) 122 , 131 , 132
International Agreements (W) 138 , 139
Middle East Peace Process (W) 129
Ministerial Transport (W) 125
Northern Ireland Issues (W) 120 , 127 , 128
Official Engagements (W) 130
Open Government Partnership (W) 140
Overseas Development Aid (W) 136 , 137

Health, Department of


Accident and Emergency Services (W) 655
Alcohol Labelling (W) 689
Ambulance Service (W) 732 , 763
Commissions of Investigation (W) 649
Community Care (W) 658
Departmental Advertising (W) 760
Departmental Expenditure (W) 680
Departmental Properties (W) 677
Drug Treatment Programme (W) 681
General Medical Services Scheme (W) 656 , 661
Health Service Expenditure (W) 766
Health Service Properties (W) 660 , 668
Health Service Staff (W) 679
Health Services (W) 664 , 667 , 707 , 717 , 727 , 731 , 733 , 734 , 746 , 759 , 768
Home Help Service (W) 769
Hospital Accommodation (W) 764 , 765
Hospital Procedures (W) 721 , 726
Hospital Services (W) 652 , 741 , 743 , 744 , 745
Hospital Staff (W) 720 , 758
Hospital Waiting Lists (W) 659 , 687 , 699 , 700 , 719 , 725 , 738 , 756 , 762 , 767
Long-Term Illness Scheme (W) 724
Medical Aids and Appliances (W) 672 , 683
Medical Cards (W) 651 , 654 , 666 , 671 , 674 , 675 , 676 , 682 , 684 , 685 , 690 , 691 , 692 , 693 , 694 , 695 , 696 , 697 , 698 , 701 , 702 , 703 , 704 , 705 , 706 , 708 , 709 , 710 , 711 , 712 , 713 , 714 , 715 , 716 , 722 , 723 , 728 , 729 , 730 , 736 , 737 , 739 , 740 , 747 , 748 , 749 , 750 , 753 , 754 , 755 , 757 , 761 , 770
Medical Training (W) 665 , 669
Medicinal Products (W) 735
Mental Health Services (W) 657
Ministerial Transport (W) 653 , 673
National Drugs Strategy (W) 670
Nursing Home Services (W) 678 , 752
Nursing Homes Support Scheme (W) 718
Primary Care Strategy (W) 662 , 663
Proposed Legislation (W) 688
Seirbhís Fiaclóireachta (W) 686
Services for People with Disabilities (W) 742
Smoking Ban (W) 751
Water Fluoridation (W) 650

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 332
County Enterprise Boards (W) 323
Departmental Advertising (W) 328
Departmental Agencies (W) 316
Departmental Expenditure (W) 320
Departmental Meetings (W) 314
Enterprise Support Services (W) 324 , 329
EU Directives (W) 312 , 327
Industrial Disputes (W) 322
Innovation Initiatives (W) 331
Job Creation (W) 315 , 321
Ministerial Transport (W) 313 , 317 , 333
Prompt Payment System (W) 325 , 326
Proposed Legislation (W) 318 , 330
Retail Sector Developments (W) 319

Justice and Equality, Department of


Asylum Support Services (W) 565
Citizenship Applications (W) 561
Closed Circuit Television Systems (W) 545
Court Sittings (W) 556
Departmental Advertising (W) 567
Departmental Expenditure (W) 560
Departmental Meetings (W) 551
Garda Deployment (W) 564
Garda Operations (W) 544 , 568
Garda Vetting of Personnel (W) 559
Human Rights Issues (W) 562
International Agreements (W) 543
Ministerial Transport (W) 541 , 542 , 546 , 547 , 548 , 549 , 558 , 569
Prison Accommodation (W) 566
Prisoner Rights (W) 552
Proposed Legislation (W) 553 , 554 , 557 , 563
Registration of Title (W) 550
Security Industry (W) 555

Public Expenditure and Reform, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 77
Capital Investment Programme (W) 107
Coastal Protection (W) 281
Croke Park Agreement (W) 102
Departmental Advertising (W) 300
Departmental Agencies (W) 91
Departmental Bodies (W) 103 , 297
Departmental Expenditure (W) 287
Departmental Properties (W) 278
Departmental Staff (W) 66 , 276 , 277
Exchequer Savings (W) 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311
Expenditure Reviews (W) 67 , 74
Flood Relief (O) 63
Infrastructure Funding (W) 97
Legislative Programme (W) 88 , 279
Ministerial Remuneration (O) 61
Ministerial Staff (W) 85
Ministerial Transport (W) 79 , 283 , 100 , 104 , 282 , 285
National Lottery Funding (W) 284
National Lottery Licence (W) 90 , 94
Performance Management Systems (W) 95 , 105
Proposed Legislation (W) 70
Public Procurement Contracts (W) 280 , 286
Public Sector Pay (O) 64 , 73
Public Sector Staff (O) 57 , 58
Public Sector Staff (W) 68 , 71 , 84 , 106 , 76 , 81
Public Service Contracts (W) 93
Public Service Recruitment (W) 301
Public Service Reform (W) 89 , 99 , 101 , 289 , 293 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 295
Public Service Remuneration (W) 288
Public Service Staff (W) 109
Sale of State Assets (O) 59 , 60 , 62 , 82
Sale of State Assets (W) 65 , 86 , 69 , 80 , 83 , 72 , 92 , 87 , 294 , 296 , 307
Social Impact Bonds (W) 75 , 108
State Agencies (W) 96
Statutory Instruments (W) 98
Subsistence Costs (W) 299
Top Level Appointments Committee (W) 78
Travel Costs (W) 298

Social Protection, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 427
Community Employment Schemes (W) 343 , 390
Departmental Advertising (W) 421
Departmental Expenditure (W) 354
Departmental Schemes (W) 391 , 395
Departmental Staff (W) 425 , 426
Live Register (W) 419
Ministerial Transport (W) 340 , 351 , 428
Proposed Legislation (W) 417
Redundancy Payments (W) 416 , 424
Social Welfare Appeals (W) 341 , 342 , 345 , 346 , 348 , 358 , 362 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 373 , 375 , 376 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 388 , 389 , 396 , 397 , 402 , 406 , 418 , 420 , 422 , 423
Social Welfare Benefits (W) 337 , 338 , 344 , 350 , 353 , 361 , 363 , 372 , 374 , 377 , 382 , 383 , 384 , 392 , 393 , 394 , 398 , 403 , 414 , 415
Social Welfare Code (W) 336 , 352 , 355 , 357 , 404 , 405
Social Welfare Fraud (W) 399 , 400 , 401
Social Welfare Offices (W) 407 , 408 , 410 , 411 , 412 , 413 , 409

Taoiseach, Department of


Appointments to State Boards (W) 119
Departmental Advertising (W) 118
Departmental Expenditure (O) 7
Departmental Expenditure (W) 117
Departmental Records (W) 111
Departmental Staff (W) 112
Freedom of Information (W) 113
Interdepartmental Committees (O) 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12
Ministerial Transport (W) 114 , 116
Official Engagements (O) 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
Official Transport (W) 110
Public Sector Staff (W) 115

Transport, Tourism and Sport, Department of


Departmental Advertising (W) 795
Departmental Expenditure (W) 778
Driving Tests (W) 787
EU Directives (W) 785
Ministerial Transport (W) 773 , 775 , 796
Proposed Legislation (W) 788
Public Transport (W) 781 , 792 , 786 , 791 , 793
Rail Network (W) 780
Rail Stations (W) 779
Road Network (W) 771 , 774 , 782 , 789 , 790
Road Traffic Accidents (W) 794
Road Traffic Offences (W) 783
Sports Capital Programme (W) 776
Taxi Regulations (W) 784
Tourism Industry (W) 772 , 777
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