Tuesday, 10 February 2004

Ceisteanna (267)

Pat Carey

Ceist:

343 Mr. Carey asked the Minister for Health and Children if the Eastern Regional Health Authority has made funds available to the Northern Area Health Board to allow it to support Our Lady's Nursery in Ballymun, Dublin 11, following the withdrawal of crèche supplements by the Department of Social and Family Affairs under the provisions of SWA circular 05/03; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3675/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the level of funding to be provided for child care services in the Ballymun area rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority and the Northern Area Health Board. My Department has asked the regional chief executive of the Eastern Regional Health Authority to respond directly to the Deputy on the matter which he has raised.