Thursday, 11 July 2019

Questions (299)

Thomas Byrne

Question:

299. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has discussed issues raised by a person (details supplied) in their resignation from the board of Tusla with the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs; if his Department has examined the issues they raised; the result of the examination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31279/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The Child and Family Agency comes under the remit of my colleague The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.

Under Section 19 of the Child and Family Agency Act, 2013, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs appoints all of the members of the Board of the Agency.

I have not spoken to the person concerned in relation to the issues raised or their resignation from the Board of the Child and Family Agency.