Archive for the ‘Oral Questions’ Category
To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has raised or plans to raise at EU level or otherwise, the issue of potential safe passage for a person (details supplied) from the UK to Ecuador in view of recent legal developments in their case. – Clare Daly.
For ORAL answer on Tuesday, 30th May, 2017.
Ref No: 25453/17
The case to which the Deputy refers is the subject of ongoing legal proceedings in the United Kingdom. As Ireland has no locus standi in this case, I do not plan to take any action on the matter.
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the follow up action she proposes to take arising from the findings of the Fennelly Report which demonstrated evidence of improper conduct by members of An Garda Síochána regarding the terms of reference (m) and the investigation into the death of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. – Clare Daly
The final Report of the Fennelly Commission of Investigation was published on 6 April 2017. Part 12 of the Report concerns the terms of reference (1) m which required the Commission ” to identify and review all recordings in the possession of An Garda Síochána emanating from the Garda telephone recording system at Bandon Garda Station or otherwise, which relate to the Garda investigation into the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier and to establish whether those recorded phone calls, and any other acts or events in the course of the said Garda investigation, disclose any evidence of unlawful or improper conduct by members of An Garda Síochána in connection with that investigation”.