Thursday, 4 November 2004

Ceisteanna (190)

Dan Neville


187 Mr. Neville asked the Minister for Education and Science the position regarding upgrading and major refurbishment to achieve basic standards for a school (details supplied) in County Limerick. [27625/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Education and Science)

The application for upgrade and refurbishment at the school to which the Deputy refers is being considered as part of a review of all projects which did not proceed to construction as part of the 2004 school building programme with a view to including them as part of a multi-annual programme from 2005. All projects are being assessed against the revised prioritisation criteria, published earlier this year following consultation with the education partners. Each project will be assigned a band rating and the progress of all projects will be considered in the context of the multi-annual programme.

Following conclusion of the current Estimates and budgetary process I intend to publish the 2005 building programme which will operate in a multi-annual framework.