Dáil Éireann - Volume 598 - 24 February, 2005

Written Answers. - FÁS Training Programmes.

  125. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he has provided adequate resources to enable FÁS undertake its full programme throughout County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6458/05]

  Mr. Killeen:A total of €922 million has been allocated by my Department to FÁS in the 2005 Estimate. This is an increase of 11% on last year’s allocation. These resources are allocated by FÁS [978] on a regional basis. Within the relevant regional allocation, the necessary resources will be provided to fund the FÁS programmes in County Kildare this year.