To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount remaining in the fund allocated to Caranua for supporting survivors of institutional child abuse with their health, housing and other needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to continue the operation of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund, Caranua, in view of the outstanding moneys due and owing from religious congregations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number and percentage of women on each State board under the remit of his Department on 8 March 2016 and 8 March 2019, respectively
Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of funding regarding Caranua; the funding received by Caranua; the funding yet to be received; the number of survivors awaiting payment for services; when the Caranua fund is due to cease operations
Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the outstanding contributions from religious congregations amounting to €6.37 million to the residential institutions statutory fund will be collected;
Regarding medical cards, eligibility for a medical card is established primarily on the basis of financial assessment. There are currently no proposals to extend automatic eligibility for medical cards to survivors who have accessed Caranua.