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Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Inquiry launched on Thursday 2 August 2018. Oral evidence concluded. Report in preparation.
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.
Evidence given by Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary, Department of Education (NI), Fiona Hepper, Deputy Secretary for Education Policy and Children’s Services, Department of Education (NI), Gary Fair, Director of Finance, Department of Education (NI)
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee scrutinises the Department's strategy and management of the education sector