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Protected Disclosures

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (496)

Peadar Tóibín


496. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the number of protected disclosures made to his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021. [29636/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Further and Higher Education)

In accordance with Section 22 of the Protected Disclosure Act 2014, information on protected disclosures received during 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 has been published on the Department of Education website: www.education.ie/en/Publications/Corporate-Reports/Annual-Report/ 

In summary, there have been a total of 15 Protected Disclosures made between 2016 and to date in 2021. This figure relates to Protected Disclosures that were disclosed under Section 8 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 from workers in the Higher Education sector.

The attached table gives a breakdown by year of the disclosures.