Written Answers - School Transport

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 745 No. 1

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  31.  Deputy Brendan Griffin  Information on Brendan Griffin  Zoom on Brendan Griffin   asked the Minister for Education and Skills  Information on Ruairí Quinn  Zoom on Ruairí Quinn   when expenses will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry in respect of school transport costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31593/11]

Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills (Deputy Ciarán Cannon): Information on Ciaran Cannon  Zoom on Ciaran Cannon  Bus Éireann, which operates the School Transport Scheme on behalf of my Department, has advised that a school transport service for the pupil in question commenced on 22nd September 2011.

School Transport Section of my Department will be in contact with the parent referred to by the Deputy, regarding the availability of a Special Transport Grant towards the cost of private transport arrangements prior to the commencement of this service.

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