Thursday, 29 January 2004

Questions (151)

Bernard J. Durkan

Question:

150 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the extent to which Garda strength has been increased in each of the stations throughout County Kildare since June 2002; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2636/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have been informed by the Garda authorities which are responsible for the detailed allocation of resources, including personnel that the personnel strength — all ranks — of each Garda station in County Kildare as at June 2002 and currently is as set out hereunder:

Station

June 2002

26/Jan/2004

Naas

80

80

Clane

5

6

Kill

3

3

Celbridge

19

19

Maynooth

14

15

Kildare

29

27

Newbridge

29

29

Robertstown

3

2

Kilcullen

3

3

Carbury

2

2

Monasterevin

3

3

Rathangan

3

3

Athy

18

16

Castledermot

1

2

Ballytore

1

1

Ballymore Eustace

1

1

Station

June 2002

26 Jan 2002

Leixlip

19

26

Kilcock

6

5

Total

239

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