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"A parent of a young child has to sacrifice a lot more to take their seat in the chamber"

Should Councillors be reimbursed for childcare costs and expenses associated with hiring carers?

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12.46 8 Nov 2021


"A parent of a young child has to sacrifice a lot more to take their seat in the chamber"


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12.46 8 Nov 2021


The Association of Irish Local Government (AILG), a group representing the politicians, has written to the government seeking a number of changes to their expenses system, including that childcare costs and expenses associated with hiring carers for dependants should be reimbursed. 

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