Fuel Allowance Set For Increase In Tomorrows Budget
The fuel allowance is set to increase by at least 3 euro 50 in tomorrow’s Budget.
The number of people who’re eligible for the payment’s also set to be increased under plans being considered by government.
Also set to feature in the 4.7 billion euro spending plan is funding for an extra 1,000 special needs assistants and an increase to the SUSI grant for students.
Political Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Daniel McConnell, says spending’s being focused on areas that missed out in recent years: