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Listen: Tusla Spent Over 15.2 Million Euro On Legal Fees In The First Six Months Of This Year

: 17/10/2020 - 11:15

 

Tusla spent over 15.2 million euro on legal fees in the first six months of this year.

That's almost 800,000 euro more than expected, according to a new report by the Child and Family Agency.

In total, Tusla overspent its budget by 8.5 million euro in the first half of the year - largely due to residential and foster care costs.

Sinn Féin's spokesperson for children, Kathleen Funchion, says the legal fees are far too high:

 

tusla.wav, by Ciarán Halpin

 

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