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211. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 113 of 14 February 2019, the status of the publication of the Inspector of Prisons report into prison surveillance. [14956/19]

Answer

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I can confirm that the Inspector of Prisons has furnished me with a copy of the report of her investigation, carried out under section 31 of the Prisons Act 2007, into allegations of improper surveillance and other wrongdoing in prisons.
In line with standard practice, I am considering the report in consultation with the Attorney General with a view to publishing it in accordance with section 31 of the Prisons Act 2007.