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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13/02/2018
281. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if posthumous pardons for those who were convicted of offences that related to protests for the right of women to vote will be advanced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7300/18]
13/02/2018
282. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 548 and 550 of 7 November 2017, when the information sought will be supplied; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7320/18]
13/02/2018
284. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the inequality of car rental companies seeking a doctor's note when leasing a car to a person over 75 years of age (details supplied); his views on whether this practice is age discrimination on behalf of the companies involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7378/18]
13/02/2018
285. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if salary negotiations will be allowed in the current grade III forensic scientist recruitment campaign. [7421/18]

286. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether the lack of success of previous recruitment competitions for grade III forensic scientists was affected or informed by the inability to negotiate salary for new entrants. [7422/18]

287. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether he should seek an exemption from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform to the rule that starting pay be above the minimum for the competition for recruitment within Forensic Science Ireland; and if he has discussed this with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. [7423/18]

288. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether, in the context of ensuring proper staffing levels in Forensic Science Ireland and in view of the competition for recruitment within this field, applicants in recent years should be placed on a point on the grade III salary scale which reflects previous salaries, qualifications and experience. [7424/18]

289. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the staff numbers in Forensic Science Ireland for each of the past eight years. [7425/18]

290. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has satisfied himself with the staff numbers in Forensic Science Ireland in view of the increased workload it faces, including the implementation of the national DNA database in the past two years and the implementation of the PRUM treaty obligations; and his plans to increase numbers. [7426/18]
13/02/2018
291. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the quantity and estimated street value of an illegal drug (details supplied) seized for each year since 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7427/18]
13/02/2018
292. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the review of the Kerry Garda youth diversion programme, GYDP, pilot will be completed; and the reasons the decisions being made regarding a move towards tendering are being implemented for other GYDPs in view of the fact the report on the pilot is not yet completed. [7428/18]
13/02/2018
293. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason it has been decided to move towards a tendering model for Garda youth diversionary programmes, GYDPs; and the assessments that have been made on the impact this will have on independent GYDPs, their staff and the communities they serve. [7429/18]
13/02/2018
294. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the scoping exercise to produce a SAVI II report; and when the process will be completed. [7431/18]
13/02/2018
295. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the reported 10% increase in Garda traffic corps numbers will be based on current figures or on the size of the corps from January 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7445/18]
13/02/2018
296. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on a newspaper report (details supplied) of 7 February 2018 relating to a Garda report containing information outstanding from a number of parliamentary questions, including the number of drivers detected with between 50 mg and 80 mg of blood alcohol; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7446/18]