Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Questions (108)

Michael Fitzmaurice

Question:

108. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether an online application for teachers to submit home support hours for payment is a better option; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37797/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

My Department is currently conducting investigations into the possibility of providing an online claims portal for payments to Home Tutors. This would be an additional feature to the current Department payroll systems.  Whilst this would be a welcome addition it will have to be considered in the context of other Department priorities.