AQW 17469/11-15

Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
Democratic Unionist Party
Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Tabled Date: 30/11/2012
Answered On Date: 17/12/2012
Priority Written: No

To ask the Minister of Justice, from 2000 to date, to detail (i) whether any Northern Ireland Prison Service staff were dismissed for gross misconduct and later granted ill-health retirement on the recommendation of the Prison Service; (ii) the date of each dismissal and retirement; (iii) the nature of the gross misconduct; (iv) any criminal convictions, court proceedings or informal police action taken as a result; and (v) the level of staff involved in each case.

The Northern Ireland Prison Service does not hold any records in relation to staff dismissed for gross misconduct and subsequently granted ill-health retirement.