Dáil Éireann - Volume 627 - 14 November, 2006
Written Answers. - Work Permits.
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of new work permit applications filed, the number approved, the number approved on appeal; and the number rejected on appeal, for each month since 1 May 2004. [37520/06]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Mr. Martin: The Work Permits Section of my Department have set out a chart indicating the number of new applications filed and the  number approved for each month since 1st May 2004. Information on appeals since May 2004 is not readily available, however, the number of appeals received to date in 2006 is 1,000 approximately, of which it is estimated that about 50% have been upheld and 50% rejected.
Dáil Éireann 627 Written Answers. Work Permits.