Monday June 1, 2020

Taoiseach told Quinn to 'fix' special needs cuts

Enda Kenny told the Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn to reverse the cuts to special education and to find the money from his own budget, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

29th June, 2013
Ruairi Quinn, Minister for Education, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photo: Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn to reverse the cuts to special education and to find the money from his own budget, *The Sunday Business Post* has learned.

Informed sources said a direct instruction came from Kenny at a sub-committee meeting last Monday. Quinn was told by Kenny to "fix it" and a U-turn was announced the next day.

Quinn was flanked by several Labour TDs for the cameras when he...

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