228. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice the number of formal and informal Council of the European Union meetings that have been held since 27 June 2020 under the remit of her Department; and the number of formal and informal meetings, respectively, held virtually. [10820/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Helen McEntee): Since 27 June 2020 to date, no formal meetings of EU Justice or Home Affairs Ministers were held. There has been a total of four informal meetings of EU Justice Ministers and six informal meetings of EU Home Affairs Ministers in that time period. All of these meetings were held by videoconference.