Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Department of Justice and Equality
241. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of incidents in which control and restraint was used by prison officers from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019; the number of prison officers who received training in conflict resolution during the same period; the number of incidents de-escalated through conflict resolution techniques; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25000/19]
I am advised by my officials in the Irish Prison Service that it has not been possible in the timeframe available to collate the information sought. I will revert to the Deputy as soon as this information has been compiled.