Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1180)

Clare Daly


1180. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 312 of 13 March 2019, if the cost on an annual basis of placing a child in private residential care is €312,000; and the proportion of this that is spent on caring for the child rather than on profits, dividends and so on. [13183/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

The purchase of residential placements from private providers is an operational matter for Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. I am referring the Deputy's question to Tusla for direct reply.