Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (346)

Niall Collins

Question:

346. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the school transport grant awarded to a person (details supplied) will be issued; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19468/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

School transport is a significant operation managed by Bus Éireann on behalf of the Department.

There are currently over 117,500 children, including over 13,000 children with special educational needs, transported in over 5,000 vehicles on a daily basis to primary and post-primary schools throughout the country covering over 100 million km annually.

School Transport Section has advised the family in question that the Special Transport Grant will be processed upon receipt of a completed Statement of Attendance Form.