COVID-19 Related Oireachtas Queries

A new COVID-19 related queries system for TDs introduced on the 7th April by the Oireachtas Business Committee. Responses to Questions raised can be found here: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Oireachtas-COVID-19-queries

 

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09/06/2020
209. Deputy Danny Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to address the position of women that are on maternity leave and provide an extension of maternity leave and benefit payments at this very difficult time; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9892/20]

210. Deputy Danny Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the mothers of newborn babies that are on maternity leave at this time will be supported; his views on the request to extend the maternity leave and benefit for them (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9921/20]

211. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he is considering temporarily extending the period of paid maternity leave in view of the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of childcare and the other disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; if this will require amending primary legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10219/20]

217. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if maternity leave and maternity benefit will be extended in view of the issues faced by new parents in relation to the outbreak of Covid-19 and the lockdown measures. [9858/20]

227. Deputy James Browne asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the extension of maternity benefit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10056/20]
09/06/2020
221. Deputy Pauline Tully asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of drug searches that have taken place in County Cavan since the beginning of 2019; and the number of arrests and convictions for the possession and supply of illegal drugs in County Cavan since January 2019, in tabular form. [9941/20]
09/06/2020
241. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications by asylum seekers given a final decision on their cases in each year since 2010; the number of these applications that resulted in refugee status being granted; the number of cases that resulted in subsidiary protection being granted; the number that resulted in humanitarian leave to remain being granted; the number refused; the number of persons deported; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10224/20]
09/06/2020
261. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10447/20]