Harte fears delay in Back to School allowance will impact on students

first_img Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Facebook Donegal Senator Jimmy Harte has called on schools to talk to parents who haven’t recieved their Back to School Allowance yet.There’s currently a backlog of 45 thousand applicants for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.Many families who dont recieve the allowance will not be able to afford uniforms and schoolbags.The Department of Social Protection has put on extra staff to process applications.Senator Harte says he doesnt want to see parents penalised if their children turn up without a uniform next week………………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/jh1pm.mp3[/podcast] Newsx Adverts Pinterest Google+ Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota WhatsApp Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitter By News Highland – August 25, 2011 Previous articleKennedy tells Derry politicians “I have no money for rail upgrade”Next articleHarps chairman appeals for support as club targets €30,000 in fundraising drive News Highland Harte fears delay in Back to School allowance will impact on students Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerslast_img