Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (603)

Catherine Murphy


603. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of drivers employed by Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann, respectively, on long-term sick leave as of 11 December 2019; the illnesses heading they are on sick leave under; if each of the organisations has a mental health well-being charter it subscribes to and offers to its staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53043/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport.

The question raised is a matter for the individual transport operators and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to them for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.

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