Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (31)

Billy Kelleher


33 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Social Protection the timeframe for the review of the domiciliary care allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34982/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Social Protection)

The review of the domiciliary care allowance scheme commenced last week. The group undertaking the review comprises representatives from a number of Government Departments, the National Disability Authority and other persons with relevant experience.

The terms of reference for the review allows for a consultation process with parents and representative groups to be held.

The group is due to report by the end of December 2012.

Question No. 34 answered with Question No. 21.