Tuesday, 4 April 2006
Department of Health and Children
Services for People with Disabilities
Question 219: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if she will support the campaign of the Irish Deaf Society for recognition of sign language; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13412/06]
My Department has responsibility for the provision of health and personal social services for people with disabilities, including deaf people. My Department has no responsibility for the recognition of sign language.