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
278. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí available for duty throughout the country in each of the past ten years to date; the extent by which it is expected to augment these numbers in the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6027/18]

283. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which he expects to be in a position to deploy extra gardaí to the various stations throughout the country including County Kildare, with particular reference to the area of the obvious need for extra policing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6032/18]

285. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which he anticipates to be in a position to increase the strength of An Garda Síochána at all ranks over the next four years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6034/18]
06/02/2018
279. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which garda training here remains on par with best international practice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6028/18]
06/02/2018
280. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which adequate provision continues to be made to ensure the availability of the most sophisticated technology to assist An Garda Síochána in the course of duties; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6029/18]
06/02/2018
281. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which Interpol or Europol continue to be utilised in the context of combatting serious organised crime; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6030/18]
06/02/2018
282. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of occasions on which crimes have been committed by prisoners while on early release, day release and compassionate release in each of the past ten years to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6031/18]
06/02/2018
284. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps taken to ensure first-time offenders in prison are segregated during recreation or rehabilitative training from members of criminal gangs seeking to recruit new membership; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6033/18]
06/02/2018
46. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to address the continuing failure of An Garda Síochána to publish the review into homicide figures that was due in June 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5963/18]

47. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the fact that the Central Statistics Office is not in a position to publish homicide statistics provided by An Garda Síochána due to potential misclassification; when he expects to be in a position to publish the review into these cases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5750/18]
06/02/2018
57. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has satisfied himself that the €500 to €1,000 fee to be paid by asylum seekers or their employers fully complies with the Supreme Court decision in a case (details supplied) wherein the freedom of asylum seekers to work was recognised as an inherent part of their constitutional rights to human dignity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5697/18]

70. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will revise the conditions he has outlined as an interim arrangement for the right to work of asylum seekers further to the adoption of Directive 2013/33/EU; and his views on whether the interim arrangement is in keeping with and consistent with the decision of Supreme Court in a case (details supplied). [5562/18]
06/02/2018
67. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of monthly arrests of persons that have tested positive for drugs at mandatory intoxicant testing checkpoints nationally during 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5296/18]

72. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of mandatory intoxicant testing checkpoints nationally during 2017; the number of motorists that have tested positive for drugs at these checkpoints; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5295/18]
06/02/2018
71. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to discuss the report into the Jobstown protest given to him by An Garda Síochána on 26 July 2017 with the acting Garda Commissioner; if he will recommend changes in Garda procedures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5683/18]

104. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has examined the report into the Jobstown protest given to his Department on 26 July 2017 by An Garda Síochána; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5682/18]