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Opposition calls for back to school allowance increase

Jul 5, 2022 08:07 By Shannonside News
Opposition calls for back to school allowance increase Opposition calls for back to school allowance increase
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Sinn Fein are urging the Government to extend the payment to middle income families.

Sinn Fein is demanding the Government immediately increase the back to school allowance.

It's bringing a motion on the matter forward in the Dail later - saying parents are already dreading the bills for September.

Education spokesperson Donnchada O'Laoghaire says he wants to see the allowance increased by 50pc for those who already get it.

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But he also want to see it extended to middle income families:

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