94. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if there have been bullying or sexual harassment claims lodged within his Department in each year since 2011; if so, the number of either complaints on an annual basis, in tabular form; if these complaints have been investigated; the outcome of each investigation; and the policies in place within his department to combat bullying and sexual harassment. [2320/18]
Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I wish to advise the Deputy that my Department has an anti-bullying policy in place entitled Dignity at Work, an Anti-Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Harassment Policy for the Irish Civil Service to combat bullying and sexual harassment.
The total number of claims lodged are as follows:
|Year||Number of claims||Number of claims investigated||Outcome of investigation|
|2011||2||2||Both claims not upheld|
|2012||2||2||One claim upheld, one not upheld|