Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Questions (188)

Robert Dowds

Question:

188. Deputy Robert Dowds asked the Minister for Social Protection the criteria under which a community employment scheme sponsor may qualify for a top-up materials grant, as announced by her in 2012. [10684/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The top-up materials grant to which the Deputy refers was only applicable in 2012 pending publication of the CE Financial Review. At that point, the scheme budgets were finalised based on the detailed discussions between Department officials and the Community Employment (CE) Sponsors.