Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Questions (119)

Colm Keaveney

Question:

119. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons aged 25 or under in receipt of jobseeker's benefit; the number of persons aged 25 or under in receipt of jobseeker's allowance; the number of dedicated training placements she is making exclusively available to those aged 25 or under; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44913/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The number of persons aged 25 or under in receipt of jobseeker's benefit or in receipt of jobseeker's allowance are 3,153 and 51,076, respectively.

Provision of the information requested by the Deputy in relation to the number of dedicated training placements she is making exclusively available to those aged 25 or under is the responsibility of my colleague Ruairí Quinn T.D., Minister for Education and Skills.