Written Answers - Youth Services.

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 675 No. 4

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  232.  Deputy Richard Bruton  Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney   when she will finalise the allocation to the young people's facilities and services fund; and if her attention has been drawn to the fact that organisations are having to fund operations on credit lines as no funds have been released or indicated for the first quarter of 2009. [7517/09]

Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children (Deputy Barry Andrews): Information on Barry Andrews  Zoom on Barry Andrews  Further to the Taoiseach’s announcement in May 2008, arrangements to transfer responsibility for the Young People’s Facilities & Services Fund (YPFSF) to the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs have recently been completed. €20m has been provided this year to support the valuable work being done through the Fund. The allocation of funding to the various Channels of Funding for 2009 is now being considered by my officials and I expect the matter to be finalised shortly.

Question No. 233 answered with Question No. 168.

Question No. 234 answered with Question No. 169.

Question No. 235 answered with Question No. 170.

Question No. 236 answered with Question No. 168.

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