Dáil Éireann - Volume 570 - 03 July, 2003
Written Answers. - Prison Staff.
Mr. Stanton Mr. Stanton
335. Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of prison  officers attached to each prison or place of detention that have requested transfers; if such requests will be facilitated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19477/03]
Mr. McDowell Mr. McDowell
Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. McDowell): The number of prison service personnel (all grades) seeking transfers from the various institutions is as follows:
I am not in a position now to say when the Irish Prison Service will be in a position to facilitate the officers' requests for transfer. The position is that transfers are normally effected on a seniority basis subject to fillable vacancies arising and the needs of the service at the time.
Dáil Éireann 570 Written Answers. Prison Staff.