Written Answers. - School Staffing.

David Stanton

Ceist:

321 Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Education and Science if he will ensure that resource teacher provision is made available to a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2162/03]

An application for resource teacher support has been received in my Department in respect of the pupil in question. This application, together with all such applications received in my Department by close of business on Friday, 7 February 2003, will be responded to in the week commencing 7 April 2003. Allocations of support services made on foot of these applications will take effect from the commencement of the last school term.