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School Uniform Vouchers

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TENTH PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA – FIRST SESSION (2012 – 2013)

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NOTICE PAPER NO. 230

Member Asking: Ms Vanessa Kissoon, M.P.

Minister Answering: The Minister of Education

QUESTIONS

SCHOOL UNIFORM VOUCHERS

QUESTION

Could the Hon. Minister inform this House who/what categories of students receive school uniform vouchers?

ANSWER

Every nursery, primary and secondary school student is entitled to access government assistance to purchase uniforms/school supplies.

QUESTION

  1. Could the Hon. Minister say whether the students of El Paso, Region #8, receive school uniform vouchers?
  2. If yes, could the Hon. Minister say what are the total cost of the school uniform voucher and say if students of El Paso received this amount?

ANSWER

On Coastal areas this assistance is in the form of vouchers worth $1,500. In the Hinterland/some Riverian areas this assistance is provided by the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs by giving fabric/sewn uniforms.

(Notice Paper No. 230 (Q152 Opp. 150) published on 2013-07-29

Date Received: 2013-07-18
Date For Order Paper: 2013-08-19

Submitted by Hon. Priya Manickchand MP
October, 2013

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