Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Questions (299)

Stephen Donnelly

Question:

299. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health if funding will be allocated to carry out research involving the Central Statistics Office in order to establish the unmet need of wheelchair users for personal assistance services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41024/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The level of funding available for my Department is being considered as part of the national Estimates and budgetary process for 2020 which is currently underway. Pending completion of this process it is not appropriate for me to comment further at this stage.