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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17/10/2018
21. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons living in direct provision who have taken up paid employment since the introduction of the limited right of asylum seekers to work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42342/18]
17/10/2018
22. Deputy Tom Neville asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans for Garda recruitment in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42518/18]
17/10/2018
23. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí and reservists in each Garda station in County Tippeprary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42433/18]
17/10/2018
24. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the proposed Garda Síochána board as recommended by the Commission on the Future of Policing; his further views on whether this will lead to a decrease in external oversight of An Garda Síochána; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42438/18]
17/10/2018
26. Deputy Tom Neville asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if Ireland has ratified the Istanbul Convention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42519/18]
17/10/2018
28. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the use of pepper spray by An Garda Síochána; the reporting mechanisms for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42374/18]
17/10/2018
31. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he is satisfied that the increases to the funding for civil legal aid as provided for in budget 2019 will address the concerns articulated by the Chief Justice about the need to reform the eligibility criteria for civil legal aid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42339/18]
17/10/2018
32. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the status of An Garda Síochána as a primarily unarmed force, in view of the apparent increased incidence of armed gardaí on the streets of Dublin and elsewhere. [42359/18]
17/10/2018
34. Deputy James Browne asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the development of the national LGBTI inclusion strategy with particular reference to actions related to mental health; if his Department has consulted with the Department of Health regarding this matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42199/18]
17/10/2018
35. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which he expects An Garda Síochána to be in a position to respond rapidly to the activities of criminal gangs roaming throughout the country particularly in the run up to Christmas; if he remains satisfied regarding the adequacy of the resources to deal with issues arising; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42371/18]