Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Questions (247)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

247. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children placed in Oberstown Children Detention Campus for periods of less than one year, two to three years, and four years or more in tabular form; the number of children classed as committed and on remand; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27112/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I am advised by Oberstown Children Detention Campus that there were 37 children detained in Oberstown on June 24th, 2019. There were 16 children on remand, while 21 children were serving a period of detention. The breakdown, as requested, is as follows:

Period in Oberstown

0-1 years

1-2 years

2-3 years

4 years or more

Number on Remand

15

1

Nil

Nil

Number on Committal

18

3

Nil

Nil