Mullan urges parents to apply for education supports
Sinn Féin’s education spokesperson Karen Mullan MLA has encouraged parents to apply for education support allowances for uniforms, meals and transport.
The call comes after the Foyle MLA and party colleague Sean Lynch MLA met with the Education Authority (EA) to discuss the operation of these key supports.
Karen Mullan commented: “The meeting was very positive and staff updated us on what measures they have put in place to ensure a more streamlined process this year for parents. This is ongoing work and we welcome that the Education Authority are striving to improve the services and support they provide to parents.
“Online applications are open for uniform grants, free school meals and transport and I would encourage all parents to apply early on the Education Authority Website to ensure you have the support in place for September.”