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Question Results

Written questions on the subject Education Maintenance Allowance


 
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AQW 10629/17-22 Ms Karen Mullan
(SF - Foyle)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to AQW 9531/17-22, how much it would cost to pay the Educational Maintenance Allowance during each school holiday period.

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19/11/2020 Answered on 18/12/2020
AQW 9879/17-22 Ms Karen Mullan
(SF - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how much did it cost to pay the Educational Maintenance Allowance during the recent extended mid-term break.

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06/11/2020 Answered on 11/11/2020
AQW 3872/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether Education Maintenance Allowance payments will continue as normal throughout social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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24/03/2020 Answered on 23/04/2020
AQW 2819/16-21 Mr Barry McElduff
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education (i) to detail the overall number and percentage of pupils currently in receipt of Educational Maintenance Allowance; (ii) to outline why there are differing amounts received; and (iii) to outline the parental income thresholds for determining eligibility or otherwise.

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12/09/2016 Answered on 16/09/2016
AQO 8836/11-16 Mr Joe Byrne
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for an update on Education Maintenance Allowance payments made to young people who recently enrolled on European Social Fund funded youth education projects.

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01/10/2015 Answered on 16/10/2015
AQW 49087/11-16 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning whether further education students who are currently in receipt of an Education Maintenance Allowance will continue to receive this; and for his assessment of the Education Maintenance Allowance as an incentive for young people to remain in full time education.

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24/09/2015 Answered on 05/10/2015
AQW 47839/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning, pursuant to AQW 47059/11-15, whether the formal interim evaluation of the Pathways to Success strategy included questions which specifically asked young people and the organisations representing them for their assessment of the Pathways for Young People Education Maintenance Allowance.

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26/06/2015 Answered on 15/07/2015
AQW 47838/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning whether the Pathways for Young People Education Maintenance Allowance will be continued following the formal interim evaluation of the Pathways to Success strategy.

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26/06/2015 Answered on 15/07/2015
AQW 47179/11-15 Mr Pat Ramsey
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to detail the reasons for the abolition of the Pathways Education Maintenance Allowance for young people not in employment, education or training as this was designed to address an anomaly. [Priority Written]

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12/06/2015 Answered on 17/06/2015
AQW 47061/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning whether his Department will continue to provide Pathways for Young People Education Maintenance Allowance for people who are not in education, employment or training; and to detail any discussions he has had with the Department of Education.

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11/06/2015 Answered on 02/07/2015
AQW 47059/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning (i) whether the Pathways for Young People Education Maintenance Allowance was included in the formal interim evaluation of the Pathways to Success Strategy: and (ii) to detail the nature of its evaluation.

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11/06/2015 Answered on 25/06/2015
AQW 46314/11-15 Mr Pat Ramsey
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to outline any departmental plans to change the payment structure of Educational Maintenance Allowance payments to eligible students. [Priority Written]

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27/05/2015 Answered on 04/06/2015
AQW 46301/11-15 Mr Pat Ramsey
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning if training organisations funding Educational Maintenance Allowance payments will this have a detrimental effect on the recruitment of 16-17 year old eligible for such monies compared to those 18 year olds who are not entitled to the payments.

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27/05/2015 Answered on 03/07/2015
AQO 8079/11-15 Mr Declan McAleer
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education how much his Department contributes towards resourcing the Education Maintenance Allowance.

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23/04/2015 Answered on 12/05/2015
AQW 39463/11-15 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to detail the number of students who are currently in receipt of an Education Maintenance Allowance; and what assurance he can give that money for this will be ringfenced in light of current budgetary pressures.

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27/11/2014 Answered on 08/12/2014
AQW 28599/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning, pursuant to AQW 28158/11-15, what scale of fraud has been detected.

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22/11/2013 Answered on 05/12/2013
AQW 28358/11-15 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to detail in each of the last five years (i) the number of prosecutions there have been for fraudulent Education Maintenance Allowance claims; and (ii) the amount overpaid.

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18/11/2013 Answered on 02/12/2013
AQW 28158/11-15 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning what measures the Department is taking to prevent fraud on Education Maintenance Allowance payments.

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12/11/2013 Answered on 21/11/2013
AQW 24562/11-15 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning how many pupils in North Down received Education Maintenance Allowance in each of the last five years.

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21/06/2013 Answered on 27/06/2013
AQW 24161/11-15 Mr David McIlveen
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning how many pupils in North Antrim receive Education Maintenance Allowance.

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10/06/2013 Answered on 19/06/2013
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