Creche inspection reports to go online from July

Tuesday 11 June 2013 22.11
People seeking to open a pre-school service will have to register
People seeking to open a pre-school service will have to register

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed that all inspection reports of creches will be published online from 1 July.

Ms Fitzgerald said that the introduction of regulation for after-school care is a priority for the Government.

Appearing before the Oireachtas Health Committee, Ms Fitzgerald said legislation will have to brought in to deal with the matter.

She said a new registration system will be introduced by the HSE in September and persons seeking to open a pre-school service will have to register.

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