Advertisement

Ministers are set to approve large reductions in benefits for refugees coming from Ukrain

Ministers are set to approve large reductions in benefits for refugees coming from Ukraine in the future as accommodation pressures for other nationalities claiming asylum here worsen. Weekly welfare rates for new arrivals from war-torn Ukraine will be cut under plans set to be approved by Ministers.  Eugene Quinn National Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland, gave his reaction to this news.

Share this article

08.00 11 Dec 2023


Ministers are set to approve large reductions in benefits for refugees coming from Ukrain


Listen to this episode


Share this article

08.00 11 Dec 2023


Ministers are set to approve large reductions in benefits for refugees coming from Ukraine in the future as accommodation pressures for other nationalities claiming asylum here worsen. Weekly welfare rates for new arrivals from war-torn Ukraine will be cut under plans set to be approved by Ministers. 

Eugene Quinn National Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland, gave his reaction to this news.


Read more about

Newstalk Breakfast Highlights

Related Episodes

'If he loses Michigan, he may...

00:12:19

'If he loses Michigan, he may lose the whole ball game' - Jeff Kuhner

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:12:19


GRAHAM HUNTER: Paul Clement ha...

00:27:26

GRAHAM HUNTER: Paul Clement has a 'breadth of knowledge' | Bellingham will adapt for Mbappe

OTB Football

00:27:26


The Thursday Interview: Billy...

00:17:46

The Thursday Interview: Billy McGuinness and Lee Tomkins

The Thursday Interview On The Hard Shoulder

00:17:46


Daniel Wiffen: 'I'm ready to s...

00:14:07

Daniel Wiffen: 'I'm ready to start the Olympic cycle'

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:14:07