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289. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of funding his Department has provided to a centre (details supplied). [11951/18]
20/03/2018
290. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a consultation of young persons has taken place in regard to the proposed changes to the provision of youth diversion services to ensure the voice of the child principle has been adhered to; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12221/18]

292. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the implications of the review of Garda Youth Division projects which are recommending a new model which will result in the closure of smaller independent youth organisations and the loss of jobs and important services. [12724/18]

324. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has examined the impact of proposed reform to GYDP on the number of secondary referrals that can be accommodated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12222/18]

325. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to request proposals in relation to the provision of GYDP services along sub-divisional levels in denser urban areas rather than the larger divisional levels as is being proposed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12223/18]

326. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the independent evaluation report on the pilot GYDP service delivery model that was introduced in County Kerry in 2015 will be completed; if it will be made public; his views on whether it is appropriate for the Irish Youth Justice Service to publish the new call for the proposals process for the provision of GYDP services throughout the country without the independent evaluation report having been published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12224/18]

356. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the review of the Garda youth diversion projects which proposes a new model which will result in the closure of numerous projects and the cessation of the present system of secondary referrals which is an early intervention with young persons at risk. [12723/18]

369. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the proposed new model for the Garda youth diversion projects; if services will be reduced in local communities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12874/18]

370. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if young persons that are secondary referred (details supplied) to the Garda youth diversion projects will continue to be provided for in the new model for the projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12875/18]

373. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will report on the proposed changes in funding structure of the Garda youth diversion projects network by the Irish Youth Justice Service; the way in which smaller communities and projects will be protected and maintained in the changed structure; the rationale behind the proposed restructuring; the consultation that is taking place with service providers and service users on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12903/18]
20/03/2018
291. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to review the age limits for parents to take maternity leave (details supplied); the details of the differing entitlements to parental leave for working parents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12507/18]
20/03/2018
293. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the measures he plans to implement to assist persons with disabilities following the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; his plans to sign up to the Optional Protocol of the Convention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12980/18]
20/03/2018
294. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the cost to his Department of negative interest rates on deposits held; the details of same for agencies under his aegis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11741/18]
20/03/2018
295. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount spent by his Department on third party public relations advice, communications advice, online advertising and public awareness campaigns from January 2017 to date in 2018, by year, month and company engaged in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11771/18]
20/03/2018
296. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether there are persons within An Garda Síochána and his Department that are qualified in the field of international terrorism; if there are graduates with post graduate degrees in this area of policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11800/18]
20/03/2018
297. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if RIA has a fit and proper persons' test for organisations or persons that run direct provision centres on behalf of RIA. [11803/18]
20/03/2018
298. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the consultation process provided for local communities as a general policy regarding the development of direct provision centres. [11804/18]
20/03/2018
299. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has satisfied himself that the local community in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare was adequately consulted regarding the proposed direct provision centre to be located there. [11805/18]