Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Questions (104)

Dessie Ellis

Question:

104. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education and Skills when students from a school (details supplied) in Dublin 9 will be moved to their temporary classrooms. [29616/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The major building project for the school referred to by the Deputy is at an advanced stage of architectural planning. The project has been authorised to proceed to Stage 2(b) which includes applications for Planning Permission, Fire Safety Certificate, Disability Access Certificate and the preparation of tender documents. The design team has recently submitted a response to the Local Authority on a Request For Further Information. A decision on the statutory approvals from the Local Authority is now awaited.The project is listed on the five year school building programme to go to construction in 2014/2015. The project includes the temporary relocation of the school to allow construction on the existing site. The transfer of students to the temporary accommodation will be programmed in time to allow the commencement of construction on site.