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McGrath, Finian

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Disability Services Provision

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Invalidity Pension Applications

The gentleman referred to has been awarded invalidity pension with effect from 21 February 2019.  Payment will issue to his nominated post office on 25 April 2019.  Any arrears due from 21 February...More Button

Domiciliary Care Allowance Review

The Make Work Pay report was published in April 2017 following a commitment in the Comprehensive Employment Strategy for people with disabilities 2015 -2024, and was undertaken in order to better i...More Button

The report made two recommendations (number 9 and 10) that addressed significant issues around the design of the main income supports schemes.  These related to a proposed reconfiguration of the ...More Button

To fulfil a commitment made at the time of the report, a wide-ranging consultation exercise was conducted with persons with disabilities, their families and representative groups in relation to t...More Button

The national consultation process gathered a large amount of material and a draft report has been prepared by my Department together with the key stakeholder focus group.  I am considering the re...More Button