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Minister Sets Up Group To Track Govt. Progress On Ending Direct Provision.

File image: Minister, Roderic O'Gorman/RollingNews

There are around 38 centres in Ireland, of which 2 are in Kildare.

A new independent group has been set up to track the Government's progress towards ending direct provision.

There are around 38 centres in Ireland, of which 2 are in Kildare.

A white paper outlining how to dissolve the system was published in February.

However last week, campaigners highlighted how deadlines for short term goals have already been missed.

The group will independently monitor progress on the implementation of the new system and will publish regular reports.

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