Deputy John Deasy also asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of companies that have qualified for regional aid since 2007; the amounts of aid involved; and the regions of the country that received this aid. Deputy Deasy further asked the Minister the number of applications received from companies since 2007 for regional or investment aid; and the categories under which the aid was granted.
ABOVE: Reply received from the Department's Freedom of Information Unit. (Click to enlarge)
Dáil Éireann allocates a certain amount of time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during which Deputies may ask questions of Members of the Government relating to Public Affairs connected with their Departments, or on matters of administration for whch they are officially responsible. The Taoiseach answers questions on his own Department on Tuesdays/Wednesdays.