Wednesday, 20 October 2004

Questions (94)

Brian O'Shea

Question:

193 Mr. O’Shea asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if she will standardise and increase the rate of health board travel allowance awarded by health boards to intellectual disability services to assist with travel costs of persons attending their day services (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25576/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

A strategic review of disability services is currently being undertaken by my Department. The issue of the travel allowances will be considered in the course of this review.