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Zappone, Katherine

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

School Completion Programme

Was asked: the estimated cost of restoring funding to the school completion programme to 2010 levels.More Button

As the Deputy may be aware, responsibility for the National Educational Welfare Board which included the School Completion Programme was transferred to my Department on its establishment in 2011.More Button

Upon the establishment of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency on January 1st 2014, operational responsibility for the School Completion Programme was transferred to the Agency. More Button

The School Completion Programmes are funded in line with the academic year commencing in September each year. The funding available to the School Completion Programme for the school year 2017/20...More Button

Appointments to State Boards

Was asked: the number of other roles and board memberships a person (details supplied) has; and her views on whether the person will have the ability to dedicate enough energy to ensuring the implementation o...More Button

I can advise the Deputy that Dr. Ryan is currently serving as Interim Director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in a part-time capacity, pending the appointment of a new Director. The competition...More Button

I am confident that Dr. Ryan is in a position to devote the necessary time and energy to chair the Implementation Assurance Group which I am establishing, on HIQA's recommendation, and I look for...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Was asked: the number of times her Department has engaged polling companies and-or Irish market researchers to conduct research on its behalf in each of the past two years; the names of such companies; the co...More Button

I can confirm that my Department has not engaged any polling companies or Irish market researchers to conduct research on its behalf since June 2016 to date.More Button