Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Ceisteanna (117)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

117. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a report on progress towards the building programme of a school (details supplied) will be provided; the schedule being followed; the details of contracts being made; if his attention has been brought to the concerns of the school community in respect of the delays and the view that the buildings are not safe and that the situation is affecting enrolments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37863/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The school building project referred to by the Deputy is being delivered under the Department’s Design and Build programme.  Planning permission has been secured for a new 16 classroom primary school and tender documentation is being prepared.  It is anticipated that the project will proceed to tender in Quarter 1 of 2020, with a view to being on site in Quarter 2 of 2020.