Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Questions (89)

Micheál Martin

Question:

89. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of whistleblower complaints in his Department since the legislation was introduced in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25660/19]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

The Protected Disclosures Act was introduced in 2014. The making of a Protected Disclosure refers to a situation where a worker discloses information in relation to wrongdoing. This is sometimes referred to as 'whistleblowing'.

No protected disclosures were received by my Department from 2014 to date.