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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06/02/2018
73. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the November 2017 report of the Policing Authority on matters arising at the Garda training college in Templemore and in particular in relation to the 19 recommendations arising from the interim audit report. [5558/18]
06/02/2018
74. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to increase the number of civilians in An Garda Síochána to more than 500 to address the capacity and critical skills gap across the organisation; and his further plans over the next number of years to address this skills gap. [5684/18]
06/02/2018
75. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has requested a report from the Garda Commissioner into payments to a company (details supplied) which breached public procurement guidelines; if the report will examine the relationship with the company and An Garda Síochána since 2009; the person or body that is conducting the report; if a timeframe for completion has been indicated; his plans to request the Comptroller and Auditor General to conduct such an exercise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5670/18]
06/02/2018
76. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to produce legislation to make the distribution of revenge porn an offence; and his views on the Law Reform Commission paper on harmful communications and digital safety (details supplied). [5563/18]
06/02/2018
77. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the resources provided to winter phase of Operation Thor; the way in which it can help to address rural crime in areas such as County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5675/18]
06/02/2018
78. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to an international letter of request received by his Department and acknowledged in August 2017 regarding providing items in an archive (details supplied) to the police ombudsman in Northern Ireland; the actions his Department has taken since then; and the steps he is taking to ensure that the archive and relevant Garda files are made available to the police ombudsman in a prompt manner [5565/18]
06/02/2018
80. Deputy Frank O'Rourke asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí allocated to each Garda station in the Kildare north district in each of the years 2008 to 2017 and to date in 2018; the Garda rank allocation within each Garda station in the Kildare north district, for example, the number of gardaí, sergeants, detectives, superintendents and chief superintendents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5416/18]
06/02/2018
85. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the investigation into the alleged involvement of Garda personnel in the drugs trade in the midlands region first reported in May 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5674/18]
06/02/2018
88. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the section of each report relative to each case will be released to the families and complainants concerned regarding the decisions relative to each of the 315 cases under the independent review mechanism which were returned stating no further action was required; if the reasons and rationale by which this recommendation of no further action was reached will be provided to the families and complainants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5561/18]
06/02/2018
89. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will request the Garda Commissioner to consider allocating additional gardaí to Rathfarnham Garda station, particularly in view of recent assaults that have taken place within the jurisdiction of the station and in further view of the concerns of persons in the Ballycullen, Firhouse, and Knocklyon areas in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5449/18]