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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01/04/2021
274. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice if the necessary steps have been made to ensure that EU Directive 2014/92 has been respected by the end of the first quarter of 2021 as outlined in the White Paper on Direct Provision; if asylum seekers continue to face difficulties opening bank accounts; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18032/21]
01/04/2021
275. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice if her attention has been drawn to the fact that asylum seekers are facing difficulties ascertaining employment due to suspicions surrounding the legitimacy of their work permits; if she plans to introduce work permits in a new format as per recommendations by an organisation (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18033/21]
01/04/2021
276. Deputy Chris Andrews asked the Minister for Justice if an additional extension will be allowed for expired immigration permits given the situation with Covid-19 restrictions; and when an announcement will be made on the matter. [17673/21]
01/04/2021
277. Deputy Patricia Ryan asked the Minister for Justice her plans to address the downgrading of Ireland to a tier-two country in the 2018 and 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17746/21]
01/04/2021
278. Deputy Patricia Ryan asked the Minister for Justice the number of incidents of fraudulent insurance claims reported by the insurance industry to An Garda Síochána in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17755/21]
01/04/2021
279. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Justice if she will engage with the Private Security Authority in relation to educating and training for licensed security professionals; and her views on the creation of a singular training and education course for a security licence which incorporates static guarding, door security, CCTV monitoring, conflict resolution and self-defence given that there is no current course offering a licence which covers all these skillsets. [17768/21]
01/04/2021
280. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Justice if security companies will be made to provide their employees with stab vests and body CCTV cameras while working in the interest of safety and security. [17769/21]
01/04/2021
281. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice if she has received the 2020 GSOC annual report to date; when this report will be published; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17784/21]
01/04/2021
282. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 486 of 17 December 2020, the progress to date in preparing legislation relevant to community-based CCTV; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17811/21]
01/04/2021
283. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice the status of the programme for Government commitment to regularise undocumented persons living in Ireland; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17814/21]