Thursday, 11 February 2021

Questions (190)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

190. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the payments to local authorities under programmes for Traveller support initiatives and migrant integration by county in each of the years 2018 to 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7548/21]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I can advise the Deputy that the attached table sets out the payment provided to local authorities under programmes for Traveller Support initiatives and migrant integration for the years 2018 to 2020.

Community Integration Funding

Amounts Awarded

2018

2019

2020

Fingal Co. Co.

5,000

Wexford Co. Co.

5,000

Waterford City

5,000

5,000

Cork Co. Co.

3,209

2,720

South Dublin Co. Co.

2,472

4,200

2,720

Limerick City & County

Total

20,681

11,920

2,720

Traveller and Roma

Carlow Co. Co.

17,360

14,467

17,360

Total

17,360

14,467

17,360

In 2020, the Department of Justice and Equality ran a Call for Proposals under National Integration Funding. The following Local Authorities were approved funding

Meath Co. Co

132,480

Fingal Co. Co.

22,500

Tipperary Co. Co.

40,500

Total

195,480

In 2019, the Department of Justice and Equality launched a Call for Proposals under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020. One Local Authority project was approved.

Monaghan Co. Co.

150,000

Total

150,000