358. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 238 and 239 of 16 April 2019, the status of the cost and the number of vehicles hired by An Garda Síochána in 2019. [31308/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): In accordance with the Garda Síochána Act 2005 as amended, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for managing and controlling the administration and business of An Garda Síochána, including the allocation and efficient use of Garda resources.   
I have requested the relevant information from the Commissioner and I will write to the Deputy directly when I receive it.