Mental Health Commission

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Parliamentary Affairs Division

The Mental Health Commission’s Parliamentary Affairs Division (PAD) manages the interface between the Mental Health Commission, the Department of Health, and the Oireachtas. It also manages the interface between the Mental Health Commission and the Department of Justice and Equality, in relation to the Decision Support Service.

The work of the PAD includes responding to parliamentary questions, representations, joint committee business, leaders’ questions, and maintaining records.

The PAD is situated within Corporate Operations in the Mental Health Commission, and all Mental Health Commission responses are quality-assured by senior management.

You can reach the Parliamentary Affairs Division at


Contact Details

Waterloo Exchange, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4

Ph: 353(1) 636 2400

Fax: 353(1) 636 2440

Eircode: D04 E5W7

GPS coordinates: 53°19'58.6"N 6°14'36.9"W