Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (348, 349)

Paul McGrath

Question:

456 Mr. P. McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Science if he will compare the scale of allowances paid to principal teachers in primary and post-primary schools given that both of those scales are based on the number of teachers in each type of school; and the reason that there are different allowances paid to the principals of similar size schools in different categories. [1517/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

The scale of allowances payable to principals and deputy principals in primary and post-primary schools is based on agreements reached with the teacher unions representing both sectors in the context of the Programme for Competitiveness and Work.

Cecilia Keaveney

Question:

457 Cecilia Keaveney asked the Minister for Education and Science if a matter has been resolved for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1518/04]

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The matter referred to by the Deputy has been resolved and the payment due has recently been issued to the person in question.