293. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the short-term measure taken by the Garda IT section in developing a report that will allow Garda personnel on the ground search for disqualified drivers in a particular geographical area, which would assist local gardaí to ensure that drivers are not driving while disqualified; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39986/18]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I have requested a report from An Garda Síochána in relation to the matter referred to by the Deputy, and I will be in contact with the Deputy again on receipt of a Garda report.