Letterkenny Mayor calls for no cuts to Community Employment Schemes

first_img Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Newsx Adverts Previous articleNegative equity mortgage holders could be thrown a lifelineNext article8 men charged after west Donegal gardai were surrounded by clubbers News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Twitter Facebookcenter_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterest Letterkenny Mayor calls for no cuts to Community Employment Schemes By News Highland – February 15, 2012 Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal The Mayor of Letterkenny says the local town council must send out a strong message that Community Employment Schemes should be retained, and training and materials budgets should be immediately restored to 2011 levels.Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle, who has himself been directly involved in CE schemes through his work with the Community Development Project in the town says Minister Joan Burton doesn’t seem to appreciate the extent to which CE schemes benefit local communities as well as the participants themselves.Speaking to Highland Radio at the meeting Councillor McMonagle said claims not enough people get full time jobs out of CE schemes don’t justify the cuts in funding.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/gmac830CE.mp3[/podcast]last_img

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