404. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the closure of Garda stations has resulted in an increase in crime in the areas where the closures took place; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13259/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I have sought the views of the Garda Commissioner in relation to the matter raised by the Deputy and I will contact the Deputy when those views are to hand.