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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18/06/2019
225. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if efforts are being made to ease the high costs faced by UK citizens who have lived and worked here for decades when they are applying for Irish citizenship which they need in order to apply for an Irish passport; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25011/19]
18/06/2019
226. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to allow parents to share unpaid parental leave between them. [25065/19]
18/06/2019
227. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on setting up a judicial council to review the level of awards for personal injury insurance claims; the timeline for such a proposal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25874/19]

265. Deputy Declan Breathnach asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if consideration will be given to setting up a judicial council to review levels of awards for personal injuries; if his attention has been drawn to the urgency of bringing down the level of awards for soft tissue injuries in line with international norms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25359/19]
18/06/2019
228. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of complaints made by prisoners and or their families regarding breaches of privacy to the Irish Prison Service over the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24891/19]
18/06/2019
229. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prison officers formally disciplined by the Irish Prison Service in response to breaches of prisoner privacy in 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24892/19]
18/06/2019
230. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in the national drugs unit in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of gardaí working in local drugs units in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24900/19]
18/06/2019
231. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the annual cost of the national drugs unit in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the annual cost of each local drugs unit per area for the same period in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24901/19]
18/06/2019
232. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of money and assets seized as a result of drug-related crime in each of the years 2012 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the amount from these seizures given to community projects and similar in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24902/19]
18/06/2019
233. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of complaints received in 2018 and to date in 2019 that were upheld, not upheld, not proven, terminated or incomplete, respectively; the length of time, that is, minimum, maximum and average it took to complete and communicate the outcomes of complaints to prisoners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24907/19]

234. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of category A complaints received in 2018 and to date in 2019 that were upheld, not upheld, not proven, terminated or incomplete, respectively; the length of time, that is, minimum, maximum and average it took to complete and communicate the outcomes of complaints to prisoners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24908/19]
18/06/2019
235. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his engagement and that of his predecessors with the management of An Garda Síochána regarding the former Dublin Garda station in O'Connell Street in the context of its reopening on a full-time basis. [24940/19]