Deputy Charles Flanagan
Minister for Justice and Law Reform
the cost of maintaining and upgrading the Garda closed circuit television network in each of the years from 2005 to 2009 and to date in 2010, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Minister for Justice and Law Reform (Deputy Dermot Ahern):
Garda CCTV schemes are planned and implemented on the basis of the Garda Commissioner’s identified operational needs and priorities.
On the basis of information provided by the Garda authorities, the information requested by the Deputy is outlined in the table:
The Deputy will appreciate that it is not possible to provide the costs for 2010 at this stage.