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Oireachtas committee 'concerned at difficulties between Health Dept and Ombudsman'
# Mobility Allowance
# Mobility Allowance

Oireachtas committee 'concerned at difficulties between Health Dept and Ombudsman'

Feb 27th 2013, 8:03 PM 6,110 Views 41 Comments

They have now called on a member of the Department of Health to address their concerns about

'Every other option was illegal' - Minister defends disability payments cut
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# Health

'Every other option was illegal' - Minister defends disability payments cut

Feb 27th 2013, 9:32 AM 6,441 Views 87 Comments

Junior health minister Kathleen Lynch could provide no guarantees as to what will happen to the payments to those in receipt of the Mobility Allowance when it is axed in four months time.

'A sick bureaucratic monster' - Department slammed after disability payments axed
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# Mobility Allowance

'A sick bureaucratic monster' - Department slammed after disability payments axed

Feb 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,175 Views 60 Comments

The government confirmed last night that it will axe the Mobility Allowance and the Motorised Transport Grant because it would be too costly to widen the schemes to ensure compliance with equality laws.

Government to axe Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant
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# Motorised Transport Grant

Government to axe Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant

Feb 26th 2013, 9:25 PM 12,618 Views 140 Comments

Sinn Féin Health spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD described the move as “another sorry episode in this saga”.