Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (568)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

568. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will provide, in tabular form, the number of children in the care of the State placed in private residential child care centres at present; the cost of each placement; the reasons for the selection of private providers for each placement; the duration of each placement with private providers; the level of inspection carried out by the Health Service Executive or the Health Information and Quality Authority of such services; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13032/13]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I have requested the information from the HSE and I will revert to the Deputy when this information is to hand.