360. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons in direct provision accommodation centres between the end of December 2018 and the end of June 2019, by centre and month in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31310/19]


Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy David Stanton): The statistical data requested by the Deputy is contained in tabular excel spreadsheets at the following link:
The Deputy should note that a further 988 persons are currently accommodated in emergency accommodation in hotels and guesthouses.