COVID-19 Related Oireachtas Queries

A new COVID-19 related queries system for TDs introduced on the 7th April by the Oireachtas Business Committee. Responses to Questions raised can be found here: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Oireachtas-COVID-19-queries

 

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24/02/2015
315. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 319 of 20 January 2015, if she will provide a breakdown of the reasons provided for spouses or civil partners of Irish citizens, who were not granted family reunification visas, in the years 2011 to 2014 inclusive; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7773/15]

316. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who are married to, or in civil partnerships with, Irish citizens who were not granted family reunification visas in the years 2007 to 2010 inclusive; if she will provide a breakdown of the reasons provided for spouses or civil partners of Irish citizens who were not granted family reunification visas in these years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7774/15]

317. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who are married to, or in civil partnerships with, Irish citizens who were granted family reunification visas in the years 2007 to 2010 inclusive. [7775/15]

318. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who did not meet the criteria for a family reunification visa, as outlined in her Department's policy document, but were granted a visa, based on ministerial or departmental discretion, for the years 2011 to 2014, inclusive; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7776/15]

319. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will reduce the application fee or the fee for a certificate of naturalisation to enable greater access to citizenship to those unable to afford these fees; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7779/15]

320. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views that the fees related to naturalisation are preventing migrants in the State from becoming citizens; her further views that this has a negative impact on the ability of migrant communities to engage in political events, such as referenda, presidential elections and Dáil Éireann elections; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7780/15]
24/02/2015
321. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will assign additional resources to the Tallaght Garda station to allow for effective action to be taken, in respect of crime in Kilnamanagh Estate, Tallaght, Dublin 24, and to particularly support the efforts of Kilnamanagh Neighbourhood Watch; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7836/15]
24/02/2015
322. Deputy Gabrielle McFadden asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of suspected petrol stretching cases the Garda is currently investigating; the number of these cases that are in counties Longford and Westmeath; if the Garda has prosecuted anyone in relation to petrol stretching; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7841/15]
24/02/2015
323. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide an update concerning firearms (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7853/15]
24/02/2015
324. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide the number of gardaí assigned to each divisional drug unit for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and to date in 2015. [7868/15]
24/02/2015
325. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her responsibilities in the area of addressing the misuse of drugs here; the number of staff that are assigned in her Department for tackling the illegal use of drugs; the actions she has taken since becoming Minister to address the drugs problem here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7870/15]

326. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when she last held a meeting with the Garda Commissioner to discuss actions to tackle the misuse of drugs here; when she last met with the Department of Health to review same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7871/15]

327. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the budget her Department has, to tackle the illegal use of drugs here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7872/15]

328. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the date extra powers in the area of public order will be granted to attested members of the Garda Síochána Reserve; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7873/15]
24/02/2015
329. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will examine a stamp 4 application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7880/15]
24/02/2015
330. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who have been prosecuted to date for abuse of elders under the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Persons Act 1997. [7946/15]

331. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who have been prosecuted to date for abuse of vulnerable adults under the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Persons Act 1997. [7947/15]
24/02/2015
332. Deputy Seán Kenny asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of marked and unmarked vehicles attached to the Garda technical bureau, that were withdrawn from the fleet in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014; the number that were replaced during each of those years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7981/15]
24/02/2015
333. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on correspondence (details supplied) concerning new evidence on the Stardust fire tragedy; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7992/15]