Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Ceisteanna (163)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Ceist:

163. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the amount of funding provided to the higher education sector in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the projected funding allocated for 2020; the amount of the additional funding allocated funded by employers via increases in the national training fund levy; and the amount funded directly by the Exchequer. [47239/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The following table sets out details of current expenditure from the Department of Education and Skills Vote (Programme C) and Higher Education funding form the National Training Fund in the years 2015 to 2020. All items not marked as NTF are exchequer funded.

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

Provisional Outturn

Revised Estimate

Provisional Estimate

Expenditure allocation (Current)

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

Programme C - Higher Education (Current)

1,484,165

1,498,187

1,549,335

1,572,304

1,570,586

1,588,866

HE labour market focussed provision funded (NTF)

435

5,598

37,000

120,100

148,352

Springboard / ICT skills (NTF)

27,438

27,818

26,753

30,170

34,438

34,438

HE apprenticeships (NTF)

4,286

32,000

37,000

44,000

Human Capital Initiative (NTF)

60,000

Total current

1,511,603

1,526,440

1,580,374

1,671,474

1,762,124

1,875,656