Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Department of Health
Bernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael)
Question 623: To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of incidents of child or youth abuse reported in each of the past five years to date; the extent to which the various back up services have increased or are likely to be increased to meet ongoing requirements; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8399/12]
Frances Fitzgerald (Minister, Department of Children; Dublin Mid West, Fine Gael)
As this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy with the most up-to-date information.