Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2785)

John Brady


2785. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the date the new social inclusion strategy will be published; the reason for the delay to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33677/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The new social inclusion strategy – ‘A Roadmap for Social Inclusion: Ambitions, Goals, Commitments 2019-2025’ – is being developed following consultation with relevant Government Departments and other stakeholders. It has taken some time to ensure that we address the multiplicity of issues raised in these submissions and to gather the facts in the areas covered by the strategy. The Roadmap is currently being finalised and it is expected that the new strategy will be published over the coming weeks.

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.