8.2.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 32/14


Information communicated by Member States regarding State aid granted under Commission Regulation (EC) No 68/2001 of 12 January 2001, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 363/2004 of 25 February 2004, on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty to training aid

(2006/C 32/05)

(Text with EEA relevance)

Aid No

XT 7/05

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

England

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Employer Training Pilot Phase 2004-2006

Legal basis

Employment Act 1973, Section 2(1) and 2(2) as substantiated by Section 25 of the Employment and Training Act 1998 and the Industrial Development Act 1982, Section 11, Industrial Development Act, 1982, Section 7. Learning and Skills Council Act 2000

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

This programme will provide funding of some GBP 136 000 000 (EUR 196 000 000) 1st January 2005 to 31st December 2006.

The estimated annual funding profile is as follows:

Jan — Dec 2005: GBP 100 million (EUR 144 million)

Jan — Dec 2006: GBP 36 million (EUR 52 million)

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 1.1.2005

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

No

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Learning and Skills Council

Address:

Contact David Greer

Cheylesmore House

Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 8/05

Member State

Italy

Region

Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Craft and Agriculture of Reggio Emilia (Emilia-Romagna region)

Title of aid scheme

Contributions to training measures for farms in Reggio Emilia

Legal basis

Determinazione d'urgenza del Presidente n. 3 del 27.1.2005

Annual expenditure planned

EUR 70 000

Maximum aid intensity

70 %

Date of implementation

4.2.2005 (Deadline for submission of applications: 15.3.2005)

Duration of scheme

31.12.2005

Objective of aid

The aid is intended to support general training plans for farms in the province of Reggio Emilia in order to:

improve the occupational skills of farmers and farm workers in preparation for the qualitative reorientation of production, the application of production practices compatible with the protection of the environment, enhancement of the landscape, hygiene standards and animal welfare;

provide farmers and farm workers with the necessary knowledge to run an economically profitable business.

Economic sectors concerned

Agriculture

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Camera di Commercio, Industria, Artigianato e Agricoltura di Reggio Emilia

address:

Piazza della Vittoria

I-42100 Reggio Emilia


Aid No

XT 9/05

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

West Wales & The Valleys Objective 1 Region

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Splotlands Credit Union

Legal basis

Industrial Development Act 1982

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999

Commission Regulation 2000/906

Structural Funds (National Assembly for Wales) Designation 2000

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

GBP 34 227

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 1.12.2005

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

NB: As noted above, the grant was committed prior to 31 December 2006. Payments against this commitment will, potentially (in line with N+2), continue until 31 December 2007

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

No

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

No

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

Other services

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

National Assembly for Wales

Address:

C/o Welsh European Funding Office

Cwm Cynon Business Park

Mountain Ash CF45 4ER

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 10/05

Member State

Poland

Region

Entire country

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Training for employers with a training fund

Legal basis

Rozporządzenie Ministra Gospodarki i Pracy z dnia 10 listopada 2004 r. w sprawie refundacji ze środków Funduszu Pracy kosztów szkoleń oraz wynagrodzeń i składek na ubezpieczenie społeczne od refundowanych wynagrodzeń (Dz.U. nr 249 poz. 2496)

Ustawa z dnia 20 kwietnia 2004 r. o promocji zatrudnienia i instytucjach rynku pracy (Dz.U. nr 99 poz. 1001) art. 69.

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

PLN 10 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

24.11.2004

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

Objective of aid

General training

 

Specific training

Yes

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Coalmining

No

Name and address of the granting authority

Name.

Heads of district authorities

Address:

Approx. 400 offices throughout Poland

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 30/05

Member State

Estonia

Region

Estonia

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Estonian National Development Plan for the implementation of the EU Structural Funds — Single Programming Document 2004-06; Measure 1.2 Human Resource Development Increasing the Competitiveness of Enterprises, Training section

Legal basis

Majandus- ja Kommunikatsiooniministri määrus nr. 50 (2005) 5.5.2005

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

Estonia: EUR 0,32 million; ERDF: EUR 0,96 million; Total: EUR 1,28 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

15.5.2005

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

Yes

Economic sectors concerned

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

Other manufacturing

Yes

Maritime transport services

Yes

Other transport services

Yes

Other services

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Ettevõtluse Arendamise Sihtasutus

Address:

Liivalaia 13/15

EE-10118 Tallinn

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes