Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Questions (187, 188)

Maurice Quinlivan

Question:

187. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the number of staff employed by the HSE who earn below the living wage which currently stands at €11.90 per hour; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24455/19]

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Maurice Quinlivan

Question:

188. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health if the HSE requires external contractors to pay workers at least the living wage which currently stands at €11.90; if not, his plans to introduce same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24456/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 187 and 188 together.

I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy on this matter.