Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (165)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Question:

165. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated full-year cost of increasing funding to third level institutions by 1%. [38561/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The 2019 Allocation of recurrent exchequer funding to the Higher Education Authority (HEA) designated institutions and the directly funded higher education institutions is in the order of €1 billion. To increase this allocation by 1% would incur a full-year cost in the order of €10million.