300. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice the number of complaints made by prisoners’ family members to the Irish Prison Service in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38780/21]


Minister of State at the Department of Justice (Deputy Hildegarde Naughton): The information sought is not readily available, it will need to be collated and verified by officials within the Irish Prison Service. When this data is to hand I will contact the Deputy directly.