Report finds high costs in job schemes

A confidential government review has found evidence of high rents and insurance costs in a large number of the state's community employment schemes.

11th March, 2012

A confidential government review has found evidence of high rents and insurance costs in a large number of the state's community employment schemes.

The unpublished review of the €315 million schemes has also found evidence of high costs in areas such as audit and administration.

The financial review of the community employment schemes is being undertaken by officials in the Department of Social Protection, and is due to be finalised by the end of this...

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