Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Ceisteanna (375)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

375. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide details of section 29 appeals undertaken in each of the past five years, including the outcomes of those appeals. [32123/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in Tables 1 and 2 below.

TABLE 1

Total Number of Appeals lodged

Year 2012

Year 2011

Year 2010

Year 2009

Year 2008

Total

355

367

369

390

385

TABLE 2

Details of results of section 29 appeals from 2008 to 2012

Refusal to Enrol

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

resolved before hearing

124

124

119

149

134

upheld at hearing

40

68

27

61

58

not upheld at hearing

80

78

132

108

87

*Referred back to Board of Management

13

Total

244

270

291

318

279

Expulsions

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

resolved before hearing

15

22

25

20

8

upheld at hearing

16

16

5

9

24

not upheld at hearing

67

43

37

35

52

*Referred back to Board of Management

2

Total

98

81

69

64

84

Suspensions

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

resolved before hearing

3

3

0

3

8

upheld at hearing

10

11

3

2

9

not upheld at hearing

0

2

1

3

5

*Referred back to Board of Management

1

Total

13

16

5

8

22

* Pre a Supreme Court Judgment this was an option open to committee members, post the judgment it was no longer an option.