Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (269)

Denis Naughten


382 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Science if he will approve funding to the Abbey Boys national school, Roscommon town; the total cost of the extension; if he will include the school on the contingency list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1106/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

When publishing the 2004 school building programme, I outlined that my strategy going forward will be grounded in capital investment based on multiannual allocations. My officials are reviewing all projects that were not authorised to proceed to construction as part of the 2004 school building programme with a view to including them as part of a multiannual school building programme from 2005 and I expect to make further announcements on this matter during the year. The Abbey Boys national school project will be considered in this regard.