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Curran, John

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Capitation Grants

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if the adequacy of the school capitation grant will be reviewed in order to meet the running costs of schools, especially small, medium and DEIS schools; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

My question is to ask the Minister to review the adequacy of the capitation grant, in particular for small and medium-sized schools in respect of the running costs they incur.More Button

Capitation Grants (Continued)

Will the Minister review the capitation grant as it pertains to small and medium-sized schools? I recently had an opportunity to look at the figures for two DEIS schools with a little over 200 pup...More Button

Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

On page 80, the programme for Government commits to expanding the projects supported by drug task forces. I have raised this issue previously. A year ago, the Government launched the national dru...More Button

The Taoiseach mentioned that there would be €250,000 in additional funding this year for task forces dealing with alcohol-related issues. That will become €1 million next year. If they are to b...More Button

Education and Training Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to ensure the demand for construction workers is met by 2020 to cater for increased construction output in house and infrastructure development; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button