801. Deputy Joe O'Brien asked the Minister for Justice if a training programme exists or has been introduced for gardaí and Garda staff to build their competency and skills to engage effectively and positively with persons from diverse backgrounds and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21368/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): I have requested a report on the information sought by the Deputy from An Garda Síochána, unfortunately the report was not to hand in time. I will write to the Deputy on receipt of the report.