Government’s new economic plan to focus on green economy

Significant funding will also go towards upskilling and training programmes for the unemployed

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
29th May, 2021
Government’s new economic plan to focus on green economy
Michael McGrath, the Minister for Public Expenditure, said the National Economic Recovery Plan’s overall focus was to rebuild employment levels across a range of sectors. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

The government is to launch a national economic plan next week, with a significant focus on the green economy, upskilling and providing training programmes for the unemployed.

The plan will detail how the €900 million of grants under the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience fund will be spent, after the application was approved by the cabinet last Friday.

The Business Post understands that the Department of Environment and the Department of Higher Education...

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