Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Department of Children and Youth Affairs
Children in Care
418. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in care; the number in care without an allocated social worker by local area; the steps being taken to address the problem; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53559/19]
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.