Dáil Éireann - Volume 520 - 08 June, 2000

Written Answers. - Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme.

180. Mr. R. Bruton asked the Minister for Education and Science if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the VTOS courses formerly held in the North Strand VEC have not yet been assigned accommodation with the necessary facilities; if he will investigate the requirements of these courses; and the steps he will take to ensure that facilities are assigned to them in good time to allow proper planning for the course provision for the 60 students involved. [16244/00]

Minister for Education and Science (Dr. Woods): The Department is currently in consultation with City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee as to how the buildings in question should best be utilised in the future, in the light of the area's overall educational needs. All relevant parties will be kept informed of developments by the committee.