1. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on health will next meet. (Question 30165/17 asked on 28 Jun 2017 - Cabinet Committee Meetings)

The Taoiseach: The Cabinet committee on health last met on 30 May. A date for the next meeting has not yet been confirmed. I have said that I intend to reconfigure the Cabinet committees into a smaller number. I expect to do this shortly.
The committee provides a basis for the political oversight of the development and delivery of key health service reforms in line with the commitments in A Programme for a Partnership Government.
The programme’s priority is access to safe and timely care that...

8. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach the average wage for child care workers; and how this compares to European Union and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development figures. (Question 17147/16 asked on 22 Jun 2016 - Child Care Services Staff)

(Deputy Regina Doherty): The exact information the Deputy is looking for is not currently available. The statistics on the average wages are compiled from the quarterly earnings, hour and employment costs surveys, EHECS, the periodic labour costs surveys and structure of earnings surveys conducted under EU regulations. While these surveys include breakdowns by sector and by occupation, the figures do not include a separate breakdown with regard to the child care sector. Accurate results at th...

63. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach the average wage for child care workers; how this compares to European Union and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development figures. (Question 14721/16 asked on 21 Jun 2016 - Child Care Services Staff)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Regina Doherty) (Deputy Regina Doherty): The exact information requested by the Deputy is currently not available.
Statistics on average wages are compiled from the quarterly Earnings, Hours and Employment Costs Survey (EHECS), and from the periodic Labour Costs Survey and Structure of Earnings Surveys conducted under EU Regulations. While these surveys include breakdowns by sector and by occupation, the figures do not include a separ...