EC eases worklessness fund rules

Hayman, Allister
June 2009
Regeneration & Renewal;6/15/2009, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the European Commission (EC) to spend 19 billion euros of European Social Fund cash that aims to tackle unemployment and boost skills in Europe. It adds that EC plans also to apply the measure to the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund. According to Richard Kemp, vice chairman of the Local Government Association, councils will make use of the money to retrain people who have been made redundant and bolster local regeneration projects.


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