Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (194)

Róisín Shortall


194. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the completion of footpaths and pedestrianised crossings at a school (details supplied); the reason for the delay in the ESB carrying out necessary works to allow the contractor to complete the works; the role of his Department in this; if his Department is the client that must apply for ESB unmetered connections to help facilitate ESB completion of said works; and if not, his plans to deal with these continuing delays. [38899/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

A new 12-classroom school for the school referred to by the Deputy was opened in September 2018. The Board of Management for the school in question was the Contracting Authority for the building project.

Officials from my Department's Planning & Building Unit have been in contact with the School seeking information in relation to the ongoing issues referred to by the deputy. On receipt of information from the school and its Design Team the matter will be considered further.