Wednesday, 22 February 2006

Questions (302, 303)

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

344 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for Education and Science the number of new principals of second-level schools appointed in the calendar year 2005 or the most recent year for which data are available; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7333/06]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

The number of school principals appointed in the voluntary secondary and community and comprehensive schools in the 2004-05 school year was 49.

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

345 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for Education and Science the number of new principals of primary schools appointed in the calendar year 2005 or the most recent year for which data are available; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7334/06]

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A total of 146 new principals have been appointed in primary schools since the 1 September 2005, the beginning of the current school year.