The Welsh Government’s decision to cover the cost of registering with the National Centre for Learning Welsh for people between the ages of 18-25 could cost taxpayers a whopping £4,335,000, according to research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
With the Welsh Government aiming to attract 2,500 learners aged 18-25, and 350 education staff, the investigation shows it could cost the taxpayer £1,521 per learner…
Joe Ventre, the TPA’s digital campaign manager, said:
“Supporting the Welsh language is a worthy aim, but questions will be asked about the large sums involved. The Welsh government needs to review this project to see if the goals fit the funding.”