Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (226)

Maureen O'Sullivan

Question:

226. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will address the issue that Thai social workers may be unaware of six applicants pulling out of the adoption process from Ireland and which may be holding up the process for everyone else on the list meaning an additional wait of up to two or three years if this is not communicated; if she will direct the Adoption Authority of Ireland to make representations to the Thai officials indicating the current active files pending for adoption; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18374/14]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I have asked the Adoption Authority to reply directly to the Deputy.