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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21/04/2021
1432. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice the number of persons recorded as entering the State travelling under a passport issued by countries and jurisdictions (details supplied) annually between 2010 and 2020, in tabular form. [19401/21]
21/04/2021
1433. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Justice the position regarding Brazilian nationals married to Irish citizens wishing to return to Ireland during the current restrictions on international travel due to Covid-19; when it is planned to resume short-term and long-term visa applications in respect of these cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19407/21]
21/04/2021
1434. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Justice if the letter mentioned in an internal Department email dated 30 October 2019 relating to a Topical Issue submitted by the Deputy regarding the investigation into the death of a person (details supplied) was issued; if the information will now be given; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19422/21]
21/04/2021
1435. Deputy Martin Browne asked the Minister for Justice the decision making process that led to the appointment of a person (details supplied) as lead of the mental health task force on the way in which persons with mental health and addiction are treated within the criminal justice system; the number of other persons considered for the role; the qualifications of the person for the role; and the make-up of the rest of the task force. [19482/21]

1451. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Justice the process for the selection of the chairperson of the new mental health task force; the names of the other members; the breakdown in costs for the running of the task force; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19774/21]
21/04/2021
1436. Deputy Cian O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 741 of 24 February 2021, the number of incidents reported to An Garda Síochána; the number of arrests made relating to knife crime during the same ten-year period in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19493/21]
21/04/2021
1437. Deputy Cian O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice when the new youth justice strategy will be published; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19494/21]

1496. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the progress made to date in respect of the youth justice strategy (details supplied). [20672/21]
21/04/2021
1438. Deputy Mark Ward asked the Minister for Justice the number of psychologists and psychiatrists employed in each prison; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19504/21]
21/04/2021
1439. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice when she will receive the final report from a person (details supplied) in respect of the circumstances surrounding the death of a person; if she plans to publish the report in full; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19600/21]

1455. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice if the scoping exercise into the circumstances relating to the death of a person (details supplied) has been completed; when she plans to publish the report in full; if she will now establish a full independent inquiry into the circumstances of the death and the actions of State agencies prior to and subsequent to the death in line with the agreed position of Dáil Éireann; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19950/21]
21/04/2021
1440. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice if special consideration will be given to applications for citizenship of UK citizens in the wake of Brexit; and if applicants that have been resident here for a substantial amount of time have their applications fast-tracked and pay a reduced fee in view of the special and distinct relationship between both countries. [19610/21]
21/04/2021
1441. Deputy Paul Kehoe asked the Minister for Justice the process in place for changing an employer on an atypical employment visa (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19624/21]