Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (567, 568, 569, 570)

Dara Calleary

Question:

579 Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of sex offenders serving sentences of imprisonment; the number in each prison; the number in prison who have to date completed treatment programmes related to the offences committed by them; and the nature of the programme or programmes completed. [34887/12]

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Dara Calleary

Question:

580 Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of sex offenders in prison who will complete their sentences within the next 18 months or who have applied to the parole board for release who have undertaken and completed treatment programmes related to the offences committed by them; and the nature of the programme or programmes completed. [34888/12]

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Dara Calleary

Question:

581 Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of sex offenders imprisoned participating in a treatment programme relating to the offence or offences committed by them; when such programme will be completed; and the qualifications and numbers of persons employed by the prison service to provide such programmes [34889/12]

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Dara Calleary

Question:

582 Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of convicted sex offenders released from prison during the past five years who have neither undertaken nor participated in any treatment programme provided by the prison service related to the offence or offences for which they were convicted. [34890/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 579 to 582, inclusive, together.

It is not possible, in the time available, to collate the information requested by the Deputy. I will furnish the information to the Deputy as soon as possible.