Gardaí will not carry out checks on Border in event of no-deal, says Flanagan
Minister for Justice says he expects 14,400 gardaí in force by end of 2019
On the issue of policing numbers in the Republic, Mr Flanagan said funding from the department’s €2.98 billion budgetary allocation would be used in the recruitment of “up to 700” new gardaí along with additional Garda staff. He said the Government was on track to have an overall Garda workforce of 21,000 in place by 2012 including 15,000 Garda members and 4,000 civilian staff.
There are currently 14,200 gardaí in the force with that number expected to rise to 14,400 by the end of the year allowing for retirements, said Mr Flanagan.Read more: The Irish Times
And the PSNI Chief has said the same. Good on them all. No sovereignty involved? Interesting. it is up to that island to save Europe
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