Thursday, 22 November 2018

Questions (72)

Willie Penrose


72. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an application for a minor works grant for a school (details supplied) will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48797/18]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

On 14 September 2018, the announcement of the major package of investment in education under Project Ireland 2040 confirmed that, starting this year, all primary schools will receive the €29 million Minor Works Grant in either December or early January of each school year. 

The minor works grant must be spent on the physical infrastructure of the school or on items of furniture and equipment for educational use including IT related equipment.