Written Answers. - Mobility Allowance.

Tuesday, 14 December 1999

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 512 No. 6

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  286.  Mr. Aylward  Information on Liam Aylward  Zoom on Liam Aylward   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Brian Cowen  Zoom on Brian Cowen   the reason a mobility allowance has been refused to a person (details supplied) in Kilkenny who is confined permanently to a wheelchair and is in receipt of invalidity pension from the Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs. [27054/99]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): Information on Brian Cowen  Zoom on Brian Cowen  The assessment of entitlement to a mobility allowance in any individual case is a matter for the relevant health board. Accordingly, the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer, South Eastern Health Board with a request that he examine the query and reply directly to the Deputy as a matter of urgency.


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