Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (233)

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

233. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if training has been delivered in her Department on the use of social media; the frequency and cost of this training; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18200/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

Social media provides a useful channel for the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to engage with our customers and stakeholders, and to provide important Department news, scheme information, and updates. It also provides an important channel for our customers and the wider public to access general information about the Department’s schemes and services. Details of social media training undertaken by the Department and expenditure incurred are set out in the following table. There has been no expenditure on social media training in the year 2018 to date.

Social Media Training 2017

Date

Training Cost (Inc VAT)

Total

08/02/2017

750.30

€750.30

19/05/2017

€553.50

€750.50

12/11/2017

€553.50

€553.50

€1,857.30