Thursday, 30 May 2013

Questions (204)

Ciaran Lynch

Question:

204. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans, in the interest of transparency, to publish on the Irish Prison Service website the numbers in custody in each institution on a daily basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26330/13]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I wish to inform the Deputy that with effect from 4 June 2013 the number of prisoners in custody will be published on the prison service website www.irishprisons.ie on a daily basis excluding weekends and bank holidays, numbers for those days will be published the next working day.