Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Ceisteanna (574)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

574. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children currently in need of and receiving protection from the State through her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51836/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

The Deputy is referring to an operational matter for Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. I have therefore referred the matter to Tusla, and asked that a direct response be provided to the Deputy.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A

Question No. 575 answered with Question No. 572.