Thursday, 3 June 2021
Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
311. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the breakdown of the costs of his Department’s budget for the provision of after school in early years and childcare in tabular form. [30276/21]
The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth runs a number of Early Learning and Care schemes. The schemes are administered by Pobal on behalf of the DCEDIY.
The below table contains the Department’s core funding programmes and supports. The table displays the total budget allocation for each programme.
|NCS and Savers||€205.5m|
Of the three schemes, only the NCS and Savers includes an after school component. It is estimated that, of the budget allocation for NCS and Savers (€205.5m), approximately €65m is intended for school-aged childcare.