Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Education funding in Northern Ireland inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Inquiry launched on Thursday 2 August 2018. Oral evidence session announced.

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry into education funding in Northern Ireland follows the passage of the Government’s Northern Ireland Budget Act, which set out funding for NI departments, including education, up until 31 March 2019.

The inquiry will examine whether the levels of funding allocated to education in the Northern Ireland Budget are sufficient to meet the challenges facing the sector, and what the spending priorities should be for the monies allocated to the NI Department of Education.

Terms of reference: Education funding in Northern Ireland

Latest evidence

Next meeting(s)

31 October 2018 9:30 am

Oral Evidence Session

Funding priorities in the 2018-19 budget: Education
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Deirdre Gillespie, Principal, St. Mary’s Grammar School and President, Association of School and College Leaders
Dr Graham Gault, Principal, Maghaberry Primary School and Secretary, Strategic Primary Principals Forum
Jo McColgan, Principal, Ashfield Boys’ High School
Nigel Frith, Principal, Drumragh Integrated College



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