Collins, Niall

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Economic Competitiveness

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the details of Ireland's ranking overall when compared with small economies in the latest World Bank Doing Business rankings available for 2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Reports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: when the report by the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement into a trial (details supplied) will be published.More Button

Legislative Programme

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: when Second Stage of the Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017, which will transpose a 2014 EU directive, will take place in Dáil Éireann.More Button

Foreign Direct Investment

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: her views on a report (details supplied) on the way in which the housing crisis and the severe housing shortages could harm Ireland’s competitiveness and the ensuing impact this may have on attract...More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: further to Parliamentary Question No. 56 of 6 October 2017, the Exchequer funds given by her Department to the organisations to conduct this study.More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: further to the confirmation by the IDA chief executive (details supplied) that over the past number of months there were concerns about a project in view of the time it was taking to get planning a...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the details of each occasion and date that a company (details supplied) raised the matter of the planning process for a project in Athenry since 2015 with her, her predecessor, the IDA and her Depa...More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: if an application for a rescue and restructure scheme has been sent to the Directorate General for Competition; the details of the scheme; and the likelihood of approval.More Button

Apprenticeship Programmes

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the position regarding the review SOLAS was to commission on pathways to participation in apprenticeship, including participation of persons with a disability; and his plans for developing apprenti...More Button

Apprenticeship Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the targeted apprentice registrations forecasted for all craft-based apprenticeships and registrations planned under new consortia led apprenticeship programmes; the apprenticeship population forec...More Button

Springboard Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the budget allocation for expenditure on Springboard in each of the years 2011 to 2017; the allocation made for 2018; the number of persons enrolled in such courses in each such year; and the proje...More Button

National Training Fund

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the budget allocation for expenditure on Skillnets in each of the years 2011 to 2017; the allocation made for 2018; the number of persons enrolled in such courses in each such year; and the project...More Button

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Health: the changes introduced in budget 2018 with respect to the fair deal scheme; and the future treatment and possible discount on chargeable assets for farms and businesses.More Button

Rugby World Cup 2023

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the bid for the Rugby World Cup was weaker than other bids due to the lack of broadband infrastructure; if broadband access was discussed at any poi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the bid for the Rugby World Cup bid was weaker due to the lack of delivery of the N20; if this road infrastructure or other infrastructure weaknesse...More Button