‘Unacceptable’ delays in accessing Ballybofey FAS services

A Councillor is calling on the government recruitment ban to be lifted for the FAS agency as it is claimed that in some cases those losing their jobs are faced with a wait of up to a month before seeing a FAS official.

Stranorlar Councillor Martin Harley says the situation seems to be particularly bad in his area.

He says currently staff that leave FAS are not being replaced and as a result people seeking the agencies services are experiencing unacceptable delays: