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Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his views on the wisdom of continuing with the Environmental Protection Agency study into hydraulic fracturing with terms of reference that are considerably out of date, given that 50% of research into fracking has been carried out since 2012. – Clare Daly.
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Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

Dáil Issues, Education, Oral Questions

Clare submitted questions on pay for school secretaries and the right of a child to opt out of religious education in school for oral answer to the Minister for Education and Skills. The questions were unfortunately not selected from the lottery, but the Minister’s written responses are below.

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she will address the anomaly whereby school secretaries are on inferior contracts compared to Departmental secretaries, and to initiate a system of parity with this grade, including a defined pay scale, pension and sick leave entitlements..
– Clare Daly.
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Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

Clare asked the Minister for the Environment if he has had discussions with Homebond with regard to structural issues that came out during pyrite remediation. The Minister hid behind the fact that Homebond is a private company, and dodged to answer the question to give a non-answer.

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the contact he has had with Homebond in the past two months regarding the structural issues which emerged in the course of pyrite remediation; if he is satisfied that homeowner’s rights are adequately vindicated under the present arrangement; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Clare Daly.

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