Local TD calls for a fairer distribution of ‘scare resources’

It’s the Governments job to distribute ‘scarce resources’ evenly to everyone.


That’s the view of Sligo Leitrim TD Marian Harkin who was speaking in the Dail as part of statements on the Nursing Home and Disability Allowance Payments.


It comes as the Attorney General this week has concluded that legal advice provided to the Government on nursing home fees was “sound, accurate and appropriate”.


The Attorney General also spoke of ‘hard choices’ in the report.


Deputy Harkin says that the case is not yet closed and going forward, there should be a focus on making good choices instead: