Wednesday, 6 April 2016
Department of Education and Skills
School Furniture Provision
721. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide funding for the cost of internal furniture and fittings for a school (details supplied) and to include funding for this onerous cost on all new school building projects funded by her. [6110/16]
I can confirm that my Department has approved funding for furniture to the school referred to by the Deputy.
I am pleased to inform the Deputy that funding in respect of furniture and fittings is included in the overall grant amount allocated for all new school accommodation. An additional grant is also approved in respect of loose furniture for each school in receipt of additional accommodation.