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Entries Tagged as '#budget13'

The Bigger Picture

December 14th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Disability, Irish Politics, Social Policy

The debate over the budget both in Leinster House and the media has continued the oppression and invisibility of people with disabilities and older people who require care and support in Irish society. Today in the defence of the cut to Respite Care grant for those caring for people with disabilities and older people Minister […]


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Community supports and the HSE budget in 2013

December 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Disability, Irish Politics, Recession

The Department of Health and it’s ministerial team held a press conference after the budget yesterday to talk about the budget and the estimates for health expenditure in 2013.   I am surprised at the lack of  focus on the very serious problems emerging from the Department or indeed being hidden from view. Minister for State with […]


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