Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (115)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

115. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Social Protection if a business (details supplied) in County Kerry will qualify as a JobBridge employer in view of the fact that the nature of their business is not solely trade related; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20861/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

As of 25 April 2013, 16,791 people had commenced JobBridge internships, 6,030 participants were currently on JobBridge internships and 2,443 internship opportunities were advertised on the JobBridge website. I am advised that the firm to which the Deputy refers is already advertising internships under another name.