TDs raise concern about ‘centralisation’ of MABS

The future of the Money Advice and Budgeting Service is now also under threat.

The issue was raised in the Dail last night where Fianna Fail Deputy Willie O’Dea moved a motion against the regionalisation of the service.

There are plans to abolish the local services and making regional centres.

Sligo Leitrim Fianna Fail TD Marc MacSharry said this is again a ‘recentralisation’ of services away from rural areas.

He says the North West is being hit hard: