Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Questions (177)

Holly Cairns

Question:

177. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37291/21]

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Written answers (Question to Enterprise)

A Social Impact Assessment framework was developed in 2016 by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform to examine the impact of budgetary policy decisions on public service users. My Department has not completed any social impact assessments under this framework during the period in question.