335. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a competition for new Garda collision forensic investigators will be held in quarter 3 of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27930/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for managing An Garda Síochána including personnel matters. I have asked the Garda Commissioner for the information requested and I will write directly to the Deputy when I receive it.