Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Ceisteanna (187, 188)

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

187. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the number of staff employed by the HSE who earn below the living wage which currently stands at €11.90 per hour; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24455/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

188. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health if the HSE requires external contractors to pay workers at least the living wage which currently stands at €11.90; if not, his plans to introduce same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24456/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 187 and 188 together.

I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy on this matter.