256. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons admitted to each direct provision centre in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and the length of time these persons have remained within the system. [25262/19]


Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy David Stanton): The statistical data requested by the Deputy is contained in the following tabular statement: duration of stay Questions No. 257 to 260, inclusive, answered with Question No. 255.