Dáil Éireann - Volume 461 - 13 February, 1996

Written Answers. - Task Forces and Review Groups.

[1026] 152. Miss Harney asked the Minister for Education the number of task forces or review groups she has established since her appointment in January 1993. [3115/96]

153. Miss Harney asked the Minister for Education the names of the persons, if any, she has appointed to task forces and review groups since her appointment in January 1993. [3116/96]

154. Miss Harney asked the Minister for Education the cost to her Department, if any, of task forces and review groups she has established since her appointment in January 1993. [3117/96]

Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): I propose to take Questions Nos. 152, 153 and 154 together.

The information requested by the Deputy is contained on the following table:

Review Body/Task Force

Members of Committee

Cost

1. School Transport Review Committee

Professor J Bristow

Estimated costs are £15,000

Mr. D. Ryan

Mr. N. O'Dea

Ms G. Whelan

Mr. T. Kavanagh

Mr. M. Ryan

Mr. J. Langan

Mr. G. Rowley

Mr. J.J. Sheehy

Mr. D. Feely

Ms M. Murchan

Ms B. Forde

Mr. P. Barry

Mr. D. Cronin

Ms R. O'Flynn

Ms S. Keating

Ms N. Black

2. Code of Ethics Committee for Young People in Sport

Dr. B. McLeavey

Cost to date £7,716

Mrs. N. Curley

Ms C. Kennedy

Ms G. Menzies

Mr. P. Duffy

Dr. D. McIntyre

Mrs. P. Gosch

Mr. M. Darmody

Mr. P. Gilligan

Ms S. Treacy

Mr. P. Heffernan

Mr. T. Potts

Mr. J. O'Leary

[1027][1028]3. Sports Strategy Group

Mr. J. Treacy

Cost to date £2,082

Mr. R. Dooney

Mr. E. McCartan

Ms G. Menzies

Mr. F. Fahey

Mr. R. Gaynor

Ms P. O'Connor

Mr. O Cafferkey

Mr. M. McGannon

Ms A. Ebbs

Ms M. Davis

Mr. P. Duffy

Mr. P. Shiel

4. Welfare Service for Teachers

Mr. J. Bracken

No costs

Sr. E. Randles

Br. D. Duffy

Mr. L. Murphy

Ms C. Byrne

Mr. B. Sheehan

Ms G. Ruddock

Mr. C. Lennon

Mr. A. Savage

Mr. K. Lyons

Mr. R. Rice

Mr. J. Rooney

Mr. T. Deffely

Mr. P. Moloney

Mr. G. Harrison

Mr. P. Curtin

5. Commission on School Accommodation Needs

Technical Working Group

No costs incurred to date

Mr. F. Murray

Sr. P. Murray

Mr. F. Buckley

Ms E. Sweeney

Sr. A. Bugler

Mr. J. Cronin

Mr. C. Haugh

Mr. G. Rowley

Steering Group

Mr. F. Murray

Br. D. Duffy

Fr. D. O'Connor

Dr. J. Steer

Mr. E. Blackstock

V. Rev. F. Kelly

Sr. E. Randles

Ms E. Aiken

Mr. P. Gilmore

Sr. T. McCormack

Sr. C. Hanrahan

Mr. T. Francis

Mr. C. Lennon

Mr. K. Browne

Mr. M. Moroney

Mr. T. Deffely

Mr. J. Dorney

Mr. N. Killian

Mr. S. Mitchell

M O Cínnéide, Uas

[1029][1030]

Ms M. Lyon

Ms J. Browne

Mr. S. Daunt

Mr. C. Haugh

Mr. G. Rowley

6. Truancy Task Force

Ms D. O'Keeffe

Costs will be less than £5,000

Mr. P. Mac Sitric

Ms R. Morrow

Mr. J. Kelly

(assisted by S. Moorhead, Barrister)

7. Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee for Services for Young People with Special Edu-cational Needs

Comprised of representatives of Departments of Education and Health

No costs

8. Task Force set up within Department of Education to implement the findings of the Special Education Review Committee

Comprised entirely of Departmental officials

No costs

9. Working Group on Private Third-level Commercial Colleges

Mr. R. Langford

No remuneration is payable to members of working group. Travel/Subsistence is payable where applicable

Mr. P. McDonagh

Ms L. Roland

Mr. L. Ryan

Mr. R. Downes

10. Restructuring of the Senior Cycle

External Monitoring Group

No costs incurred to date

Mr. C. Haugh

A. Ó Ceallaigh, Uas

Ms C. Fogarty

Ms M. Dowling-Maher

Ms R. Malone

Mr. S. Mitchell

Mr. L. Murphy

Mr. S. Reynolds

Mr. P. O'Leary

Dr. C. Ó Dálaigh

Mr. E. Stack

Mr. D. Garvey

Mr. P. Doyle

Ms M. Clancy

Mr. D. O'Loughlin

Mr. C. Rohan

11. Implementation Group for Revised Syllabuses for the Leaving Certificate

S. Mac Gleannáin, Uas

£1,021 to date

Mr. P. Burke

A. Ó Ceallaigh, Uas

Mr. J. White

Mr. T. Creedon

Mr. S. Mitchell

Mr. L. Murphy

Mr. J. McKay

Mr. T. Kilraine

Dr. C. Ó Dálaigh

Mr. P. Doyle

Mr. E. Stack

Mr. D. O'Loughlin

Mr. C. Rohan

[1031][1032]12. Implementation Group for the Leaving Certificate Applied

Mr. P. Burke

£1,097 to date

Senator F. Quinn

A. Ó Ceallaigh, Uas

Mr. S. McHugh

Mr. T. Lynch

Ms P. Uí Riordáin

Ms N. Henry

Mr. J. McKay

Mr. L. Murphy

Mr. V. McCormack

Ms J. O'Donnell

Ms M. Bradshaw

Mr. T. Ó Conaill

Mr. E. Stack

Mr. J. Feeney

Mr. P. Dowling

Mr. C. Haugh

Mr. P. Doyle

Mr. C. Rohan

13. Steering Committee on Future Development of Higher Education Sector

Mr. C. N. Lindsay

No remuneration is payable to members of working group. Travel/Subsistence is payable where applicable.

Mr. J. Hayden

Professor M. Mulcahy

Mrs. R. Smith

Mr. F. Allen

Mr. D. Killen

Ms S. McDevitt

Mr. E. O'Riordan

Ms A. Clune

Mr. M. Kelleher

Professor J. Kelly

Dr. F. Ruane

Mr. B. McConamhna

Mr. M. O'Donnell

Ms C. Sinnott

Fr. M. McGreil

Sr. M. O'Connor

Dr. P. McDiarmada

Mr. E. O'Sullivan

Ms H O'Sullivan