Warning Youth Schemes Will Be Hit if Access to European Social Fund Is Withdrawn

Posted: 11 June 2010, in Press Release

By Christopher Mackie

MOVES to ban voluntary organisations from applying for £56.7 million in European funding have been met with anger and warnings that programmes to help young people into work may be harmed.

A report submitted to Scottish ministers has recommended that third-sector groups in parts of Scotland be prevented from accessing the European Social Fund (ESF) dedicated to training and skills projects. 

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