327. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons issued with a third payment option to pay a fixed charge notice since the introduction of the third payment option on 1 June 2017; the number of persons that paid the third payment option fixed charge notice; the number that were listed to appear in court having failed to pay; the number convicted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27792/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): Data in relation to the third payment option is maintained by the Courts Service. I have requested the statistics sought by the Deputy and will forward the relevant information directly to the Deputy on receipt.