Donegal North East Deputy calls for comprehensive review of SUSI system

Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says there must be a comprehensive review of the SUSI system of administering student grants to ensure that problems this year are not repeated next September and beyond.

There had been some teething problems when the centralised grant processing system came into effect last year, but despite promises that delays would be addressed, the problems have persisted.

Deputy Mc Conalogue says Education Minister Ruari Quinn took his eye off the ball, and as a result, many students still haven't had their grants approved and paid...........