Cutliffe says SUSI must be reviewed after long delays

A VEC member in Donegal says the new SUSI system for processing Third Level College grant applications clearly isn't working and needs to be re-assessed.

Peter Cutliffe was speaking after figures released by Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue at the weekend 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.

Deputy Mc Conalogue wants Education Minister Ruari Quinn to take control, Peter Cutliffe says a major review of the new central processing system must be a priotity.............

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