Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (523)

Terence Flanagan


523. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will deal with the following matter regarding gardaí (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5267/14]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

Since the Government took office, 88 Sergeants, 40 Inspectors, 53 Superintendents, 17 Chief Superintendents, 4 Assistant Commissioners and 1 Deputy Commissioner have been promoted to their positions. Furthermore, the upper limit of strengths at all ranks from Sergeant to Assistant Commissioner has been agreed with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and the Garda Commissioner and the Commissioner is in the process of organising and running promotion competitions to fill current and future vacancies.