Thursday, 13 June 2019

Ceisteanna (190)

Clare Daly

Ceist:

190. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the budgetary allocation Tusla received from her Department in the past four years; the name of all organisations, bodies, institutions and so on that are assisting Tusla with funding or have assisted Tusla with funding; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24648/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency receives annual funding from the Exchequer under my Department's Vote (Vote 40). The budgetary allocation to Tusla under sub-head A3 for each of the years in question is set out in Table 1.

Table 1: Tusla Budget Allocation for the years 2015 - 2018 

Year

Budget Allocation (€’000)

2015

658,401

2016

676,042

2017

712,895

2018

753,526 

Tusla also receives budgetary allocations from other areas of my Departments Vote that include Early Years Pre-School Inspectorate, Children and Young Person's Services Committees (CYPSC), Outcomes for Children Quality and Capacity Building Initiative (QCBI) and the Area-Based Childhood (ABC) programme. 

In addition to receiving funding from my Department's Vote, Tusla received income from the following sources as highlighted in Table 2 (Reference Tusla's Annual Financial Statements 2015 - 2018).

Table 2: Tusla: Other Income Sources

Other Income

2015

(€’000)

2016

(€’000)

2017

(€’000)

2018

(€’000)

Atlantic Philanthropies

1,085

1,859

2,498

2,095

Secondment Income

530

599

650

1,038

Other Specific Project Income

318

78

66

58

Early Years Income

46

421

242

258

Miscellaneous Income

969

791

697

910

I have asked Tusla to respond directly to the Deputy in regard to the names of all organisations, bodies and institutions as requested.