Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Questions (268)

Colm Keaveney

Question:

268. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will provide, in tabular form, the numbers of persons on the live register, on any job activation scheme, or on a disability or invalidity payment, in January of 2012, 2013 and to date in 2014; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12038/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The information requested by the Deputy is contained in the tabular statement.

Scheme

Jan 2012

Jan 2013

Jan 2014

Activation

Back to work allowance scheme - employee strand

162

14

9

Back to work enterprise allowance scheme - self employed strand

10,772

10,812

10,160

Short-term enterprise allowance

1,201

1,002

488

DSP part-time job incentive

190

215

296

TUS - community work placement initiative

2,337

4,510

7,119

JobBridge

3,469

5,565

6,440

Community employment schemes (excluding supervisors)

22,298

21,063

22,512

FAS full time training for unemployed people

9,001

9,346

8,276

Back to education allowance (BTEA)

25,646

25,805

24,728

Vocational training opportunities scheme (VTOS)

Estimated at 5,000 annually

Live Register

Live Register

439,589

429,396

399,630

Disability Allowance and Invalidity Pension Recipients

Disability Allowance

102,698

101,830

106,673

Invalidity Pension

49,724

50,285

53,222

The live register for February 2014 as published by the CSO on 5 March stood at 398,069.

Question No. 269 withdrawn.