Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Questions (247)

Micheál Martin


247. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of whistleblower complaints in her Department since the legislation was introduced in 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25653/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Since 2015 three protected disclosures have been received by my Department.

My Department is committed to fostering an appropriate environment for dealing with protected disclosures under the 2014 Act. In this regard, my Department has adopted the guidelines provided by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in processing any protected disclosure received.