Dáil Éireann - Volume 1 - 25 October, 1922
CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. - VICTIMISED CIVIL SERVANTS.
SEAN O MAOLRUAIDH SEAN O MAOLRUAIDH
SEAN O MAOLRUAIDH: To ask the Minister for Finance:
(1) If it is not a fact that a large percentage of Civil Servants, victimised for political reasons immediately prior to and after Easter, 1916, have not yet  been reinstated as a preliminary to the full consideration of their cases:
(2) When the Tribunal which is being set up by the Government to investigate the claims of the victimised Civil Servants will commence its deliberations:
(3) What will be its terms of reference and its personnel, and
(4) What representation it is proposed to give thereon to the Association of Victimised Civil Servants.
MINISTER for FINANCE MINISTER for FINANCE
MINISTER for FINANCE: In every case of victimisation of whole-time Civil Servants in Irish Departments, in which the fact of victimisation was clearly established, the Government has reinstated the victimised officer. Some 70 reinstatements have thus been carried out. A number of further cases in which it was necessary to make some additional inquiries, or in which the applications were received at a late date, have now been disposed of and instructions for reinstatement have been issued. In cases in which the fact of victimisation has not been clearly established it is proposed to set up a Committee to consider the merits of each case. This Committee will also deal with certain cases of alleged victimisation outside Ireland and certain exceptional cases in the Post Office. I am not yet in a position to make an announcement as to the Terms of Reference and Constitution of this Committee.
Dáil Éireann 1 CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. VICTIMISED CIVIL SERVANTS.