Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions (188)

Thomas P. Broughan


188. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 203 of 6 March 2014, when the 74 social worker vacancies she referred to will be filled. [14414/14]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Further to my response to the Deputy of 6 March 2014, I am advised by the Child and Family Agency that, since its establishment on 1 January 2014, 23 social workers have commenced employment. A further 13 are due to commence employment during March and April 2014 and discussions are ongoing with other candidates to agree starting dates for other approved positions.