Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (336)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

336. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has drafted plans to extend the remit of the Ombudsman to third level institutions; when he expects to move forward with the measure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31970/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

For the Deputy's information, under Schedule 1 of the Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012, "Reviewable Agencies", higher education institutions in receipt of public funding are included as entities whose actions are reviewable by the Ombudsman. See http://www.oireachtas.ie/documents/bills28/acts/2012/a3812d.pdf.