Tánaiste to intervene in Fás controversy

Tánaiste and enterprise minister Mary Coughlan is set to intervene in the ongoing controversy involving overspending and procurement irregularities on advertising contracts by Fás, the state training and employment agency.

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Ian Kehoe

28th June, 2008

Tánaiste and enterprise minister Mary Coughlan is set to intervene in the ongoing controversy involving overspending and procurement irregularities on advertising contracts by Fás, the state training and employment agency.

Coughlan has asked senior officials in her department to liaise with Fás management and prepare a dossier on the issue.

The officials have also been asked to make recommendations on how to improve procedures at the state agency.

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