Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (501)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

501. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the budget allocation for the social inclusion and community activation programme in 2017, 2018 and 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38773/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018 – 2022 provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion at a local level through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.

The budget allocation for the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme for 2017, 2018 and 2019 are contained in the following table.

2017

2018

2019

37.44m

38.03m

38.03m