Dáil Éireann - Volume 555 - 17 October, 2002

Written Answers. - Speech Therapy Service.

  114. Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will authorise the hiring of private speech therapists for the language class in St. Manus school, Tallaght; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18641/02]

  Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Responsibility for the provision of services to children with special needs in the Dublin region rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the authority to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply to him directly.