Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (300)

Seán Kyne

Question:

300. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason the Student Universal Support Ireland appeals process takes up to six weeks; and the reason a person (details supplied) has been required to confirm his or her nationality and residency, on multiple occasions, when the said person has never resided outside of this jurisdiction. [30818/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I understand that the student referred to by the Deputy has lodged an appeal with the independent Student Grant Appeals Board. The case is currently listed for hearing on 9th July 2013 and the student will be informed of the decision of the Appeals Board shortly thereafter.