Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: Statements

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on November 20th, 2020 by steve

IrelandSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael): I very much welcome the opportunity to update the House on some of the work of the new Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science just under five months on from its creation and the formation of the Government. I very much appreciate the support and interest from all sides of the Oireachtas for a new stand-alone Department to place a renewed focus on the further and higher education sectors and enhance and develop research and innovation …” (more)

[Dáil debates, 19 November]

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Student Accommodation – Tax Rebates

Posted in Governance and administration on November 7th, 2020 by steve

IrelandJennifer Murnane O’Connor (Carlow-Kilkenny, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding engagement with student unions regarding refunds or potential tax rebates for private and or on-campus who have been unable to avail of student accommodation in the context of the pandemic; his position regarding providing tax credits for proven unnecessary college accommodation expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 5 November]

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