Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Questions (205, 206)

John Cregan

Question:

330 Mr. Cregan asked the Minister for Education and Science the progress on acquiring a site for a new national school (details supplied). [2927/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

The property management section of the OPW, which acts on behalf of my Department in relation to site acquisitions generally, is currently exploring the possibility of acquiring a site for the school referred to by the Deputy. Due to the commercial sensitivities of site acquisitions, it is not proposed at this stage to identify specific sites to be acquired. However, this information will be placed on my Department's website when the relevant acquisitions have been completed.

John Cregan

Question:

331 Mr. Cregan asked the Minister for Education and Science the progress on acquiring a site to allow progress on the amalgamation of two national schools (details supplied). [2928/04]

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The property management section of the OPW, which acts on behalf of my Department in relation to site acquisitions generally, is currently involved in negotiations to purchase a site for the new school referred to by the Deputy. Due to the commercial sensitivities of site acquisitions, it is not proposed at this stage to identify specific sites to be acquired. However, this information will be placed on my Department's website when the relevant acquisitions have been completed.

Questions Nos. 332 to 334, inclusive, answered with Question No. 317.