Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Questions (375)

Joe Higgins


375. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of work permits that have been issued to migrants working in the fishing industry since 2010. [8213/13]

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Written answers (Question to Jobs)

I understand that while my Department has not issued any permits in the last two years in respect of fishermen the Department issued six permits in 2010 and one permit in 2011 in respect of employment in the fishing industry. No such permits issued in 2012 or thus far in 2013.