Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (378)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

378. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the total amount of funding from the capital budget expended on the provision of emergency funding to primary schools in each of the past five years and the number of schools that received this funding. [32126/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Expenditure incurred under the Emergency Works Scheme in the primary school sector in the years 2008 to 2012 was as follows:2012 - €5.561m

2011 - €11.399m

2010 - €40.387m

2009 - €35.109m

2008 - €21.125m The number of schools approved for funding under the Emergency Works Scheme over the same period 2008 to 2012 was as follows: 2012 - 175 schools;

2011 - 159 schools;

2010 - 431 schools;

2009 - 437 schools;

2008 - 187 schools.