Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (452)

Emmet Stagg

Question:

567 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science how long it will take to complete the tender process for the new national school for Naas, County Kildare, following the closing date of 6 February 2004 for the restricted tender procedure; and when he envisages work commencing on site; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2200/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

The new 16-classroom primary school in Naas is included in the 2004 schools building programme for proceeding to construction in 2004. The indicative timescale to tender for this project is the first quarter of 2004. The tendering process has commenced for this project and it is envisaged to have this completed and the project on-site as early as possible in 2004.