Written Answers. - Assaults by Prisoners at Large.

Liz O'Donnell

Question:

24 Ms O'Donnell asked the Minister for Justice further to her reply to Parliamentary Question No. 667 of 25 July 1996, whether the four claims then pending against the State in relation to injuries sustained by persons arising from crimes committed by those on temporary release to those unlawfully at large have been settled; the amount, if any, of the settlement made in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9204/97]

The four claims referred to in my reply to Parliamentary Question No. 667 of 25 July 1996 have not been settled.