Donegal TD says company grants must be linked to job creation

TompringleA Donegal Deputy says companies that receive funding through Bord Iascaigh Mhara schemes should have to create a certain amounts of jobs and prove they have done so.

Thomas Pringle TD wants the creation of jobs as a condition of grant aid under the seafood business development and seafood processing schemes.

He says that while politicians often welcome the creation of jobs from companies that have received grants through the schemes, there is no actual proof that jobs were ever created: