Dáil Éireann - Volume 467 - 18 June, 1996
Written Answers. - Lone Parent Students.
Mr. N. Ahern Mr. N. Ahern
200. Mr. N. Ahern asked the Minister for Education the benefits and allowances made available to lone parents attending third-level courses and living in area partnership districts towards the cost of books, child minding and maintenance; the number of students currently benefiting from this scheme; if she will extend the scheme to all lone parents students; and if not, if she will extend the scheme to lone parents most in need. [12871/96]
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach) Niamh Bhreathnach
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): My Department does not operate a scheme to specifically assist lone parents, in area partnership districts or elsewhere, with the costs of books, child minding and maintenance.
Dáil Éireann 467 Written Answers. Lone Parent Students.