Dáil Éireann - Volume 464 - 24 April, 1996
Written Answers. - Cost of Abolition of Fees.
Mr. E. Byrne Mr. E. Byrne
98. Mr. E. Byrne asked the Minister for Education the total projected cost in 1996 arising from the abolition of university fees. [8379/96]
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach) Niamh Bhreathnach
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): A provision of just over £47 million is included in the 1996 Estimates to cover the cost arising from the abolition of fees for full-time third level undergraduate courses for eligible students. Nearly £43 million of this amount relates to the universities.
Dáil Éireann 464 Written Answers. Cost of Abolition of Fees.