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Work Permits.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 11 March 2010

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Ceisteanna (89)

Tom Hayes

Ceist:

88 Deputy Tom Hayes asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of work permits that have been approved every year since 2005; the areas of work in which these permits have been approved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12068/10]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Enterprise)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table. Permits were issued in respect of the following sectors: agriculture and fisheries, catering, domestic, education, entertainment industry, medical and nursing, service industry, and sport.

Employment Permits 2005 to end February 2010

New Permits

Renewals

Group

Issued

2005

7,354

18,970

812

27,136

2006

7298

16,600

956

24,854

2007

10,134

13,457

13

23,604

2008

8,481

5,086

13,567

2009

4,024

3,938

7,962

2010 end Feb

635

806

1,441

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