Dáil Éireann - Volume 687 - 08 July, 2009

Written Answers. - Community Employment Schemes.

Deputy Brendan Kenneally asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of people in County Waterford currently under the community employment scheme; and the number who have been employed in these schemes every year for the past five years. [28173/09]

  Deputy Dara Calleary: I am advised by FÁS that there are currently 680 participants in community employment schemes in County Waterford.

Details of the number of people employed on Community Employment projects in County Waterford in each the years 2003-2008 are as follows:

2003 — 681;

2004 — 772;

2005 — 760;

2006 — 650;

2008 — 659.