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Written Answers. - Studies on Children.

Thursday, 28 March 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 463 No. 5

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 94. Mr. Callely Information on Ivor Callely Zoom on Ivor Callely  asked the Minister for Education Information on Niamh Bhreathnach Zoom on Niamh Bhreathnach  the studies, if any, that have been carried out to assess the impact of children been driven to school rather than walking or cycling; if she has received submissions regarding this matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6784/96]

Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): Information on Niamh Bhreathnach Zoom on Niamh Bhreathnach I am not aware of any studies having been carried out to assess the impact of children being chauffered to school rather than walking or cycling, nor have I received any submissions on the matter.

I regard this issue as one of parental choice, and I do not propose to issue any statement on the matter.


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