Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Questions (418)

Noel Grealish

Question:

418. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in care; the number in care without an allocated social worker by local area; the steps being taken to address the problem; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53559/19]

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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.