Dáil Debates

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Dáil Debates, Health

Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Topical Questions, Women's Rights

Dáil Issues, Health, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide the detail of the information held by his department after November 2009 regarding the safety profile of the pandemrix vaccine compared to other vaccines for swine flu; and if his department was briefed by the Irish Medicines Board as to the heightened risk of serious adverse drug reactions associated with the drug.

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Dáil Issues, Parliamentary Questions, Social Welfare

Minister Varadkar avoids a direct answer and instead indicates that over an undefined period only 21 cases can be identified as alleged identity fraud. There is no indication in this answer that anybody whatsoever engaged in dressing up in fake beards to make fraudulent social welfare claims. The Minister engaged in a childish, right wing, stunt to demean and undermine people who claim welfare, in his attempt to appear more right wing than his rival in a FG leadership farce.  It is truly pathetic.

 

To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons reported and charged with making fraudulent claims for social protection payments by disguising their identity with beards or makeup; and the number of these alleged frauds that were reported to An Garda Síochána for each of the years 2014 to 2016.
– Clare Daly
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