Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (305)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

305. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students per county who are currently awaiting payment of the Student Universal Support Ireland grant; the date on which these outstanding payments will be made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31621/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The attached table details the number of students awarded maintenance that have yet to be paid, as on 2nd July, 2013, for the 2012/13 academic year by Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI). SUSI has confirmed that those yet to be paid are students that were awarded in June, but are awaiting confirmation of registration from the college or students who were awarded, or/and who have not yet provided their bank details. SUSI is continuing to make payment to students as expediously as possible, once they receive the necessary confirmation.

County

Yet to be paid

Carlow

0

Cavan

0

Clare

4

Cork

40

Donegal

16

Dublin

114

Galway

27

Kerry

19

Kildare

26

Kilkenny

14

Laois

10

Leitrim

4

Limerick

21

Longford

6

Louth

15

Mayo

11

Meath

13

Monaghan

9

Offaly

5

Roscommon

13

Sligo

11

Tipperary

16

Waterford

21

Westmeath

2

Wexford

13

Wicklow

12

Outside Ireland

29

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