Written Answers. - Certificate Examination Statistics.

Jim Higgins

Question:

170 Mr. J. Higgins asked the Minister for Education the number of students in each county who sat the intermediate certificate in each of the years between 1984 and 1988.

Jim Higgins

Question:

171 Mr. J. Higgins asked the Minister for Education the number of students in each county who sat the leaving certificate in each of the years between 1986 and 1990.

I propose to take Questions Nos. 170 and 171 together.

The position is that statistics regarding the numbers of candidates who sit my Department's certificate examinations are not maintained on a county basis.