Alan Farrell, TD

Dublin Fingal

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Dáil Question on improvements to the online student grant system

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the measures that have been put in place with regard to the improvements of the Student Universal Support Ireland system; if a guaranteed turnaround time for completed applications has been agreed; the measures that were put in place in 2012 and 2013 to ensure that staff are fully trained; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Dáil Question on improvements to the online student grant system

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the measures that have been put in place with regard to the improvements of the Student Universal Support Ireland system; if a guaranteed turnaround time for completed applications has been agreed; the measures that were put in place in 2012 and 2013 to ensure that staff are fully trained; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Dáil Question on staff resources at Oberstown House Detention Centre

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on the growing number of assaults on staff members at Oberstown House, County Dublin, since the age of limit of residents has been raised to 18 years; if there has been any review of the safety of the facility since these changes have been made; if there are plans to increase support staff as a result of these changes; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Dáil Question on staff resources at Oberstown House Detention Centre

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on the growing number of assaults on staff members at Oberstown House, County Dublin, since the age of limit of residents has been raised to 18 years; if there has been any review of the safety of the facility since these changes have been made; if there are plans to increase support staff as a result of these changes; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Dáil Question on cash for gold regulation

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has examined the possibility of regulating cash for gold establishments due to the current value of gold and the increased risk of gold theft; and if he will make a statement on the matter

Dáil Question on free pre school education

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will advise on her consultations with pre-school representatives in relation to the current pre-school year and any possible increase to this facility; if there are any concerns raised by the industry regarding costs and regulation; the submissions she has received from pre-school managers; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Dail Question on Facebook and NAPD’s engagement to address cyberbullying

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department will be engaging with the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals in their attempt to request a meeting with Facebook to discuss the risks of cyberbullying; his position on this request; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Dail Question regarding derelict buildings in Swords, Co. Dublin

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he has received an official request for permission to demolish a semi-derelict building block (North Street, Swords) in County Dublin; when permission will be granted; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

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Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
Phone: 016184008
Email: [email protected]

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