Thursday, 17 October 2019

Questions (64)

John Curran

Question:

64. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of school building projects at stage 2B detailed design; the number that have been at this stage for up to one year, one to three, three to five, five to seven, seven to ten and more than ten years, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41420/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

In terms of current projects at Stage 2(b) - Detailed Design, 19 projects have recently been approved to Stage 2(b) and are at this latter stage of architectural planning for less than 1 year, 28 such projects have been progressing through the stage from 1-3 years, 15 projects have been progressing from 3-5 years, 8 further projects have been progressing from 5-7 years and 2 projects have been progressing through the stage from 7-10 years.

This is in the context of currently over 70 major school building projects in advanced architectural planning and a continuous throughput of projects moving into Stage 2(b) and onwards to Tender Stage and Construction.