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Protected Disclosures

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (525)

Peadar Tóibín

Ceist:

525. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Justice the number of protected disclosures made to her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021. [29638/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

I wish to advise the Deputy my Department publishes an Annual Report, on an anonymised basis, in relation to the disclosures received and dealt with under its policy in accordance with the requirements of section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.

The Annual Reports for Protected Disclosures received by my Department for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 are available on the Department's website, www.justice.ie.

The Annual Report for Protected Disclosures received by my Department for 2020 will be published no later than 30 June 2021, in accordance with the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.

Details of the protected disclosures in each of the past five years and to date in 2021 are outlined in the table below.

Year

Department of Justice

Irish Prison Service

2016

1

2

2017

0

2

2018

0

7

2019

3

2

2020

0

6

2021 (to 31 May)

2

1

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