Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (994)

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin


994. Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if his attention has been drawn to that due to a cut in funding to an aftercare service for children with special needs in a club (details supplied) the service was forced to close as a result; if the possibility of continuing the service has been considered by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22348/14]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Funding for the service described by the Deputy is a matter for the Department of Health. I will arrange for officials from my Department to notify the Deputy's concerns to my colleague, the Minister for Health.