Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Questions (286)

Joe Carey


286. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to allocate Tusla the required additional expenditure necessary to fund posts for those working in section 39 organisations in order to achieve pay parity and pay restoration following the award achieved by HSE section 39 organisations at the WRC; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37181/21]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

I appreciate the valuable work of the community and voluntary sector that provide services to children, young people and families across Ireland.  The issues raised in the Deputy’s question relate to the funding of such organisations. Under Section 56 of the Child and Family Agency Act 2013, the funding of these organisations is a matter for the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.