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Parliamentary Question to the Minster for Finance- to provide Dáil Eireann with an update review on the severence and remuneration package arrangements

To ask the Minister for Finance when he intends to provide Dáil Éireann with an update on the review, which commenced in April 2011, of the severance and remuneration package arrangements at the covered institutions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. - Robert Troy. Ref No: 19293/12 REPLY Minister for Finance ( Mr Noonan) : As recently as last month – 29 March 2012 – I indicated to the Deputy, in response to his question on the matter, that I am not in a position to specify when the review will...
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Longford-Westmeath Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has been told “there is no scope” to revisit cuts that will hit schools from September

24 April 2012 Deputy Troy raised the issue of changes to the pupil-teacher ratio on ‘Topical Issues’ in the Dáil, stating that it will have a significant impact on schools for the next school year and is worrying many parents. Deputy Troy told the Dáil: ‘The cut to the pupil-teacher ratio is a cut to front-line services which will predominantly affect small rural schools, schools of minority faith and Gaelscoileanna.’ The deadline has now passed for appeals to be made by small schools that face losing a teacher and having to cope with increased class sizes...
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