Written Answers. - School Transport.

Phil Hogan

Question:

927 Mr. Hogan asked the Minister for Education and Science if the school travel arrangements for the students attending St. Brigid's secondary school, Goresbridge, County Kilkenny, will be reviewed in view of the overloading and overcrowding of the school bus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1267/99]

I have requested my Department to review the carrying capacity of the school transport vehicle operating to St. Brigid's secondary school. The Deputy will be informed in due course when this examination has been completed.