Written Answers. - School Staffing.

Cecilia Keaveney

Question:

143 Cecilia Keaveney asked the Minister for Education and Science when a classroom assistant for a school (details supplied) in County Donegal will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17525/01]

My Department's inspectorate has been in contact with the authorities of the school in question seeking additional information concerning the special needs of the child to whom the Deputy refers. Once this information is received, the inspectorate will consider the case for special needs assistant support and my Department will be in contact with the school on the matter.