Written Answers. - Assaults on Bus Drivers.

Wednesday, 15 May 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 465 No. 4

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  145.  Mr. Callely  Information on Ivor Callely  Zoom on Ivor Callely   asked the Minister for Justice  Information on Nora Owen  Zoom on Nora Owen   the progress, if any, that has been made by the working group to examine incidents of assaults, robberies, larcenies and damage to Dublin Bus drivers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9855/96]

Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): Information on Nora Owen  Zoom on Nora Owen  The working group established by me in November 1995 to consider the problem of assaults on bus drivers and other related matters has concluded its work and completed a report. It contains a number of recommendations on practical measures that can be taken to reduce such incidents and also identifies longer-term policy and legislative measures that might be considered in addressing the problem. I am, at present, reviewing the report.


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