Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Ceisteanna (571, 572)

Clare Daly

Ceist:

571. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if 999 calls handled by a company (details supplied) are archived; and if so, the timeframe for which the archived recordings are retained. [9269/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Clare Daly

Ceist:

572. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the metadata of 999 calls handled by a company (details supplied) are archived; and if so, the timeframe for which the archived recordings are retained. [9270/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Communications)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 571 and 572 together.

The Emergency Call Answering Service (ECAS) is responsible for all 112 and 999 calls to the emergency services. It records all emergency calls to the service and retains the recordings and related metadata for seven years.