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16/12/2016
94. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of killings attributed to criminal gangland activity in the past ten years to date in 2016; the degree to which the perpetrators have been apprehended, charged and punished; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40772/16]
16/12/2016
95. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which crimes continue to be committed by persons on bail in respect of previous criminal activity; the extent to which multiple crimes continue to be committed in this fashion; the action taken or pending; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40773/16]
16/12/2016
96. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the action taken to deter young persons from contemplating a life of criminality, with particular reference to removing gangland criminals from the scene by way of prosecution and, as required, incarceration, in view of the degree of hero worship enjoyed in such circles traditionally; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40774/16]
16/12/2016
97. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which extra gardaí are likely to be deployed to County Kildare and surrounding areas in view of the ongoing challenge of criminal activity arising from geographic proximity to Dublin; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40775/16]
16/12/2016
100. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she can confirm that criminal gangs or their representatives have no influence in the organisation of life within the prison sector with particular reference to organisation of and access to rehabilitative programmes or any other aspect of the regime while they are in prison; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40778/16]
16/12/2016
101. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which resources continue to be made available for the pursuit of cold cases, including those of missing persons whose whereabouts have never been confirmed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40779/16]
16/12/2016
103. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps that can be taken to ensure first-time offenders in prison are segregated during recreation or rehabilitative training from members of criminal gangs seeking to recruit new membership; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40781/16]
16/12/2016
104. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the degree to which all reports of drug peddling by members of criminal gangs and amateurs at their behest continue to be followed up and prosecutions taken; if a sample of such cases over the past five year period and in respect of different regions will illustrate this; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40782/16]
16/12/2016
105. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of promotions at all levels in An Garda Síochána made in the past 12 months; the number of vacancies still to be filled at whatever level; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40783/16]
16/12/2016
106. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the stage a project (details supplied) is at; when this project will proceed to the next stage; the likely timescale for the awarding of the contract and construction; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40927/16]