Dáil Éireann - Volume 555 - 16 October, 2002
Written Answers. - School Transport.
Mr. McGuinness Mr. McGuinness
189. Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Science if proper school transport will be arranged with a personal assistant for a person (details supplied) in County Carlow; and if immediate action will be taken to assist the parents of the child. [18540/02]
Minister for Education and Science (Mr. N. Dempsey)
Minister for Education and Science (Mr. N. Dempsey): The pupil in question has been facilitated with transport to the school attended. My Department provides grant aid to schools for the provision of escorts on special needs services. The appointment of escorts is a matter for schools, subject to approval from my Department. In this case the school concerned is not participating in the escort grant scheme.
Dáil Éireann 555 Written Answers. School Transport.