Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (331)

Fiona O'Loughlin

Question:

331. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans for the proposed extension of a school (details supplied); the status of the project; the timeline for completion of the works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13212/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The process of Pre-Qualification of contractors for the project in question is underway. The Pre-qualification process culminates in the compilation of shortlists of suitable candidates for each respective discipline.

The draft pre-qualification report was submitted to my Department for review in January 2019. The Department has issued comments to be actioned by the Design Team with regard to finalising the process. An updated report is awaited.

When this review is complete the project will then be progressed to tender stage which normally takes between 7 and 8 months to complete.