Dáil Éireann - Volume 600 - 12 April, 2005
Written Answers. - Child Care Services.
Mr. Gregory Mr. Gregory
246. Mr. Gregory asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the assistance her Department will give to the parent of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 3. [10550/05]
Mr. B. Lenihan Mr. B. Lenihan
Mr. B. Lenihan:The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services.  This includes responsibility for child welfare issues. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive’s eastern regional area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.
The Minister for Education and Science will reply to the Deputy on the education related issue.
Dáil Éireann 600 Written Answers. Child Care Services.