Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Questions (1135)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

1135. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in the care of the State in each of the years 2016 to 2019 and to date in 2020, in tabular form; the number of these cases linked with voluntary consent in each of the years in tabular form; the number of these cases in which the voluntary consent has been used indefinitely in each year in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6147/20]

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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