Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1161, 1162, 1173, 1174, 1175, 1177)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1161. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of full-time equivalent social worker vacancies by county in tabular form. [13027/19]

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Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1162. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the recruitment targets for social workers for 2019, by county. [13028/19]

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Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1173. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of full-time equivalent social worker vacancies by service area, for example, child protection and welfare in tabular form. [13039/19]

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Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1174. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of agency social workers employed by Tusla in each of the past five years in tabular form. [13040/19]

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Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1175. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount that was spent on external agency staff within Tusla in 2018. [13041/19]

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Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1177. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of social workers employed by Tusla in each of the past five years in tabular form. [13043/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1161, 1162, 1173 to 1175, inclusive, and 1177 together.

I wish to inform the Deputy that my officials have forwarded the five questions submitted by her, PQ numbers 13028, 13039, 13040, 13041 and 13043, to Tusla for direct response.