Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (547)

Patrick O'Donovan

Question:

547. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons that registered for the aptitude test to join An Garda Síochána; the number who have completed the test within the allocated time; when those who completed the test within the allotted time will be informed of their success; the number of those candidates who registered for the aptitude test who had successfully completed all stages leading up to Garda training as part of previous recruitment drives; if those candidates who had successfully completed those stages will be considered differently from first-time applicants wishing to join the force; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5654/14]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I have requested the information sought by the Deputy from the Garda authorities. I will be in contact with the Deputy when this information is to hand.

Questions Nos. 548 and 549 answered with Question No. 544.