Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - War of Independence Survivors.

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asked the Minister for Finance if he will make a special provision for the survivors of the War of Independence in the next Budget so that each survivor will get at least £1 per week allowance or pension.

Any increase in pensions and allowances for veterans of the War of Independence is a budgetary matter and the Deputy will understand that I could not at this stage give any indication as to what the Budget Statement might or might not contain.