Mc Conalogue urges Quinn to “take control” of grants backlog

The Education Minister Ruairí Quinn has been criticised again for huis failure to explain or comment on the huge backlog in processing third level student grants.

Figures show that more than 2,200 students from across Donegal are still waiting for their student grants to be processed.

There are also concerns over a high refusal rate.

Donegal Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue is Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education and raised the issue last week - he wants to know why the education minister is refusing his calls to comment on the situation: