Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation – TheJournal.ie

Taoiseach takes his first Leaders’ Questions in the Dail today after more than a year of sittings being held in the Convention Centre. Taoiseach takes his first Leaders’ Questions in the Dail today after more than a year of sittings being held in the Convention Centre.

TAOISEACH MICHEÁL MARTIN has said he doesn’t want students who can’t find accommodation staying in hotels.

In the first Dáil sitting after the summer recess and the first time TDs have been allowed to return to the chamber in over a year, the Taoiseach also said the government would be keeping a “close eye” on universities and colleges to ensure they “do not charge exorbitant rent”. 

He said the government has given colleges and universities the capacity to borrow so as to increase

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