More must be done to attract IDA jobs – Mc Hugh

The Government says it delivered on 92 percent of the measures promised in the action plan for jobs 2012, but admits that plans to attract more foreign direct investment into the regions have not been realised.

The target is the creation of 100,000 jobs by 2016, and a review published by the coalition today says that 249 of the 270 measures in the plan have been acted on

The coalition says employment growth is now beginning in the private sector with a net increase of 12-thousand jobs last year.

Donegal North East Deputy Joe Mc Hugh says while there have been successes, no-one in government is going to claim that everything in the garden is rosy, and he concedes more must be done to attrect investment into the North West.............

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