Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (379)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

379. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the total amount of funding from the capital budget expended on the provision of prefabricated accommodation in primary schools in each of the past five years and the number of schools that received this funding. [32127/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Expenditure on the provision of prefabricated accommodation in the primary school sector in each of the past five years is as follows:2012 - €3.1m

2011 - €6.9m

2010 - €8.2m

2009 - €9.6m

2008 - €17.4m.

Approvals for the provision of prefabricated accommodation over the 2008 to 2012 period were as follows:2012 - 29

2011 - 28

2010 - 50

2009 - 73

2008 - 160.