Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (571)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

571. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children placed in safe residential care, including foster care, in each of the past three years to date in 2019; the degree to which this has been sufficient to meet the demand; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51831/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

The Deputy is referring to an operational matter for Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. I have therefore referred the matter to Tusla, and asked that a direct response be provided to the Deputy.