Thursday, 27 June 2019

Questions (77)

Catherine Connolly


77. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Education and Skills the policy regarding retrospective payments to clients from Caranua for services and or supports; the number of approved retrospective payments to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27447/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Caranua is an independent statutory body and I have no input into their administrative decisions on how payments are made. The organisation publishes regular monthly updates on its website ( which contain information on the number of applications received, the current status of applications, the expenditure incurred, feedback and complaints, etc. If the information sought by the Deputy is not published on the website, there is a facility for direct contact with Caranua through the dedicated e-mail for members of the Oireachtas.