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Protected Disclosures

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (372)

Peadar Tóibín

Ceist:

372. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Defence the number of protected disclosures made to his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021. [29630/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

The following table sets out the number of protected disclosures received from 2016 to date.

Year

Number of disclosures

2016

2

2017

11

2018

4

2019

4

2020

12

2021 (as of 27th May)

9

This figure relates to all Protected Disclosures which have made been made both to the Department and to the Defence Forces.

In accordance with the terms of section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 an annual report in relation to the total number of protected disclosures made in the preceding year is prepared and published on the departmental website www.defence.ie/what-we-do/protected-disclosures. The report for 2020 is being prepared.

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