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Written Answers - Foster Care

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 755 No. 1

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 211.  Deputy Charlie McConalogue Information on Charlie McConalogue Zoom on Charlie McConalogue  asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Information on Frances Fitzgerald Zoom on Frances Fitzgerald  the [201]number of unaccompanied minors who having reached the age of 18 years since 1 January 2011, who have received notice, either from the Health Service Executive or the Reception and Integration Agency to tell them they are to be moved out of foster homes and into direct provision centres; the provision, if any, that is made in each of aged out minors in relation to their continued education be it at leaving certificate level or otherwise; if any have been granted the opportunity to remain in their foster placement in order to complete their education; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7381/12]

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): Information on Frances Fitzgerald Zoom on Frances Fitzgerald 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.


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