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Rabbitte, Anne

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Family Resource Centres

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on whether family resource centres are provided with adequate funding and supports to carry out their responsibilities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

It would be remiss of me not to acknowledge what has happened over the past number of days. I will not dwell on it but it is important for people to understand that these questions were tabled in ...More Button

After listening to the Minister's reply, one would nearly believe that Tusla is whiter than white with the amount of funding it gives to family resource centres. It is not the first time I have pu...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on whether family resource centres are provided with adequate funding and supports to carry out their responsibilities; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Family Resource Centres (Continued)

An example is Gort family resource centre, where they are helping with the undocumented. They need three times the amount of staff to deal with what is being presented. They are carrying out the ...More Button

I welcome what the Minister has said. Support for the family resource centres has to be front and centre of what we are looking for from Tusla. From 2011 up to the previous budget, the centres en...More Button

Foster Care Supports

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to widespread reports that a large number of those children leaving foster care here on their 18th birthday do not receive aftercare support plans; and if she will m...More Button

This is a question I have asked previously and it is to do with the widespread reports that a large number of children leaving foster care on their 18th birthday do not receive aftercare support pl...More Button

I heard everything the Minister said, including the figures and so on, but I am meeting the people on the ground. I attended the Empowering People in Care, EPIC, conference before Christmas and th...More Button

I met with a provider last week who looks after children in residential care to whom I put the question of aftercare, and I did not get a positive response. He told me of the 18 year old who is ...More Button

I thank the Minister. The reason I continue to harp on about this issue is because for the 233 children in full-time residential care, the only people who are responsible for them and charged with...More Button

Child Care Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on reports that Ireland's child care sector is becoming financially unviable, particularly with regard to working conditions and pay for staff; and if she will make a statement on the mat...More Button

What are the Minister's views on the report that Ireland's child care sector is becoming financially unviable, particularly with regard to the working conditions and pay for staff? She has covered...More Button

I thank the Minister. It is welcome that she has said she will argue for more funds. All of the child care providers and staff watching will be delighted to hear this. Representatives of Early C...More Button

Child Care Services Staff (Continued)

I compliment the child care providers of programmes like the ECCE and the ACP because they feed into the picture with valuable information. There are concerns among community providers and private...More Button

Clarification of Statements made by the Taoiseach and Ministers: Statements (Resumed) (Continued)

My questions are for the Minister, Deputy Zappone. When was she aware that the "Prime Time" programme was going to take place? When did her officials become aware of the "Prime Tim...More Button

When was the Minister aware that Tusla issued an apology to the McCabe family?More Button

What date was that?More Button

When were the Minister's officials at the Department aware of the apology that was issued?More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on the cuts in funding that many organisations in the youth services sector have experienced since 2011; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Care Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on the fact that the single affordable child care scheme will not take rent or mortgage payments into consideration when calculating parents' level of subsidisation; and if she will make ...More Button

Aftercare Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to widespread reports that a large number of those children leaving foster care here on their 18th birthday do not receive aftercare support plans; and if she will m...More Button

Crime Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of adult disclosure cases which were reported from 2013 to 2016 for each Garda division, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of cases in which children were allegedly sexually abused that were reported in each of the years 2013 to 2016 by Garda division, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of files which were sent to the DPP in instances in which children were allegedly sexually abused for each of the years 2013 to 2016 by Garda division, in tabular form.More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason children in County Galway are failing to access early intervention in occupational therapy and speech and language services despite the new AIM programme (details supplied).More Button

Autism Support Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the guidelines and timeframes set out by his Department, under the access and inclusion model, AIM, programme for cases in which a child has been diagnosed with autism, for first consultation with ...More Button

HSE Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the staffing levels in the occupational therapist department working in early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the staffing levels in behavioural management early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of permanent staff and temporary staff working in occupational therapy early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of permanent staff and temporary staff working in behavioural management early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of days lost to certified and uncertified illness, maternity, unpaid leave and force majeure on the occupational therapy early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by c...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of days lost to certified and uncertified illness, maternity, unpaid leave and force majeure on the behavioural management early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the staffing levels in speech and language early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of permanent staff and temporary staff working in speech and language early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by county, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of days lost to certified and uncertified illness, maternity, unpaid leave and force majeure on the speech and language early intervention teams for each of the years 2013 to 2016, by co...More Button

Child Care Costs

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy a person would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances(details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the maximum subsidy persons would receive under the new affordable child care scheme 2017 in circumstances (details supplied).More Button

Air Corps

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the reason for the loss of the 24-7 Air Corps air transport service for the national aero medical co-ordination centre to transport Irish children awaiting transplants to the UK; and if he will mak...More Button