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Listen: Childrens Minister Is Withholding Funding From Scouting Ireland.

: 04/19/2018 - 17:53

Children's Minister Katherine Zappone has said she's withholding funding from Scouting Ireland until she sees change in the organisation.

It follows concerns over how the organisation handled an allegation of sexual assault in 2016.

Minister Zappone says she is currently not satisfied with the group's governance standards.

The independent minister told the Dáil she will meet with representatives of the organisation this evening:

NEWSTALK1736254.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

File image: Katherine Zappone

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