Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Questions (603)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

603. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of drivers employed by Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann, respectively, on long-term sick leave as of 11 December 2019; the illnesses heading they are on sick leave under; if each of the organisations has a mental health well-being charter it subscribes to and offers to its staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53043/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport.

The question raised is a matter for the individual transport operators and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to them for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.