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Listen: FF Calls For Total Reform Of Direct Provision.

: 08/16/2019 - 10:43

Fianna Fáil's calling for a total reform of direct-provision.

There are two such centres in Kildare: Monasterevin and Newbridge, with around 247 residents.

It's after a review by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform shows spending is set to reach 120 million euro this year on direct-provision and related accommodation.

The party's foreign affairs spokesperson, Niall Collins, says while he welcomes an increase in expenditure, the number of children living in direct-provision is unsatisfactory:

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