Third-level funding row rumbles on

Education Minister Richard Bruton has said he will not make any decision on long-term third-level funding until he gets the Oireachtas Education Committee’s cross-party report

18th September, 2018
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The Oireachtas Education Committee is at loggerheads with Minister for Education Richard Bruton over its failure to produce a third-level funding report for the past two years.

However Fianna Fáil Kildare South TD Fiona O’Loughlin, who is the chair of the committee, insisted that Bruton is to blame for the delay.

She said that the committee had written to his department last summer looking for an economic evaluation of the third-level...

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