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DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister of State at the Department of Health (Finian McGrath T.D.)
by Deputy Clare Daly
for ORAL ANSWER on 08/03/2017
To ask the Minister for Health the steps he has taken or will take to improve the quality of service provided to children with autism; if he has satisfied himself with the service currently provided by Beechpark services; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Statement from TFMR
“We are the only advocacy group that consists solely of women and couples who had their tragedies compounded by being refused the medical care of their choice purely because of the 8th Amendment. How can the volunteer Citizens and the public at large get a clear understanding of the issues if the groups most directly affected are excluded from the process?” argued Gerry Edwards, Chairperson of TFMR Ireland.
“This Assembly was an idea that popped into Enda Kenny’s head when challenged by a journalist in the run up to the last election. That meant that when he became Taoiseach, the abdication of responsibility by the Oireachtas was unavoidable.”
TFMR Ireland recently wrote to the Secretariat of the Assembly expressing their concerns about their exclusion from the process.