Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (215)

Brendan Ryan

Question:

215. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 275 of 11 June 2019, the number of tenders received for the project by the closing date of 21 June 2019; if the tender report has been received; if the letter of intent has issued; the expected construction start date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29250/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

As the Deputy is aware this project has been devolved to Kildare and Wicklow Education & Training Board (KWETB) for delivery.

The tender process was extended until 28th June 2019 and 8 tenders were received by the closing date.  The Design Team are currently preparing the Tender Report for issue to the Department.  The Letter of Intent has not issued yet. It is expected that the project will commence construction in November this year so that the project will be completed before September 2021.