Dáil Éireann - Volume 509 - 20 October, 1999

Written Answers. - Committee on Social Inclusion and Drugs.

21. Mr. Quinn asked the Taoiseach the number of occasions on which the Cabinet committee on social inclusion and drugs has met this year; the last occasion on which the committee met; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17763/99]

22. Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Taoiseach if the Cabinet committee on social inclusion and drugs has met since 29 September 1999. [20749/99]

Minister of State at the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation (Mr. Flood): I propose to take Questions Nos. 21 and 22 together.

The Cabinet committee on social inclusion and drugs has met seven times so far this year. The last meeting was on Wednesday last, 29 September. The next meeting is scheduled for 21 October. The committee generally meets on a monthly basis.