Written Answers. - Primary School Services.

Jim Mitchell


187 Mr. J. Mitchell asked the Minister for Education her views on the points made in a letter (details supplied) from the parish priest, in Lower Ballyfermot, Dublin; when she will provide adequate psychological, counselling and speech/language services for primary schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1906/96]

My Department obtained a copy of the letter referred to by the Deputy in recent days. Consideration is being given to the issues raised in the letter. However, I am not in a position to make a detailed response at this stage.