Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Questions (139)

Clare Daly

Question:

139. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Education and Skills the amount of money that was charged under the 13% agreement with Bus Éireann in relation to the administration fees paid to it that were refunded. [41284/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Bus Éireann, which operates school transport services on behalf of my Department, maintains a separate account for the School Transport Scheme. This account is audited each year by independent auditors and accounts in respect of the last number of years are available on my Department's website. The amount rebated for the financial years 2008 to 2012 is €.5m, €.351m, €.294m, €1.771m and €3.607m respectively.

Questions Nos. 140 and 141 answered with Question No. 138.