Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Questions (188)

John Curran


188. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress being made regarding a school building project for a school (details supplied) following a revised stage 2b report being submitted in January 2019; the timeline for the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25046/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The major building project for the school referred to by the Deputy is at an advanced stage of Architectural Planning – Stage 2b (Detailed Design) which includes the application for statutory approvals and the preparation of tender documents.

My Department is currently concluding the review of a revised Stage 2b submission and comments are expected to issue to the school and its design team shortly.

The design team is requested to incorporate those comments into the tender documents and carry out a final review of all its tender documentation to ensure that it is complete, correct and in compliance with my Department's requirements and with Building Control (Amendment) Regulations.

When the design team confirms the final review is complete, my Department will revert to the school with regard to the further progression of this project at that time.