Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Questions (1012)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

1012. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of protected disclosures his Department has received since the legislation was introduced; the number of protected disclosures examined to conclusion by year in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5300/20]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

Since the Protected Disclosure legislation was introduced in 2014, my Department has received 6 Protected Disclosures as set out in the following table. 3 of those Protected Disclosures were examined to conclusion and 3 remain under investigation.   Protected Disclosures Data

Year

Number Received

Status

2014

0

N/A

2015

0

N/A

2016

0

N/A

2017

1

Closed

2018

1

On-going

2019

3

2 closed; 1 ongoing

2020

1

On-going