More than 200 civil servants withdraw relocation requests

More than 200 civil servants have withdrawn their applications for decentralisation since the scheme was launched in 2003 by finance minister Charlie McCreevy, according to new figures from the Department of Finance.

11th February, 2006

More than 200 civil servants have withdrawn their applications for decentralisation since the scheme was launched in 2003 by finance minister Charlie McCreevy, according to new figures from the Department of Finance.

The department said it did not know how many government workers were now willing to relocate to other parts of the country. Since 2004, the Central Applications Facility (CAF) has received more than 10,700 applications from civil and public servants willing to decentralise.

Since then, however, the...

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