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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14/01/2015
461. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide in tabular form the use of external public relations firms employed by her Department per annum in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014; a list of uses of the external public relations firm; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1449/15]
14/01/2015
462. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans for a compensation scheme for those persons who may be unable in the future to obtain licences for currently legally held firearms following the introduction of any forthcoming firearms licensing legislation. [1499/15]
14/01/2015
463. Deputy Jerry Buttimer asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress of the revised Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013; when it will be published; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1514/15]
14/01/2015
464. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the terms of reference of the commission of inquiry arising out of the Guerin report can or is it likely to be extended at any stage to include any other cases, such as the cases being reviewed by the panel of council; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1582/15]
14/01/2015
465. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide assurances to residents in Fettercairn estate, Tallaght, Dublin 24 that everything possible is being done to deal effectively with the recent outbreak of crime and anti-social behaviour in the estate; if she will address the need for urgent action; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1643/15]
14/01/2015
466. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will ensure that immediate action is taken in respect of the recent rise of crime in the Saggart, County Dublin area; if her attention has been drawn the concerns of the local community that local gardaí are properly resourced to deal with the situation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1644/15]
14/01/2015
467. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views on correspondence (details supplied); if her attention has been drawn to the advice being offered by local gardaí about the weakness of legislation and their inability to adequately police this problem; the actions she is taking to address this serious problem; and she will again seek a full report on the problem from An Garda Síochána in order that the legislation can be changed or clarified in order that ultimately the problem may be policed. [1649/15]
14/01/2015
468. Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views on the rising threat of fundamental Islamic terrorism with origins in the EU; the actions that are being taken by the Irish Government to address and guard against such a threat; the measures in place to guard against the spread of fundamentalist Islamic terrorism here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1658/15]
14/01/2015
469. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide details of all consultancy firms engaged by her Department during 2014; if she will also provide details of all the relevant fees paid to those firms during the period; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1671/15]
14/01/2015
470. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason certain crime statistics, in particular rates of theft and burglary, are higher in the commuter belt counties of Kildare and Meath; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that Garda resources per capita in these counties are the worst in the country; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1681/15]