Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Questions (63)

Michael Healy-Rae


63. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills when applicants for the 2020 summer works scheme will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41287/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I wish to advise the Deputy that commensurate with the level of funding available for the SWS in 2020 onwards, applications will be assessed on a top down basis in accordance with the prioritisation criteria outlined in the governing Circular Letter for the Scheme. This Circular Letter (0027/2019) is available on my Department's website

It is my intention to publish a list of successful applicants in Q4, 2019 for works to be carried out in summer 2020.