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Listen: Disability Minister Unsurprised About The Increase In The No. Of People On Disability Payments.

: 02/19/2018 - 17:22

The Disabilities Minister says he's not surprised at the rise in the number of people claiming disability allowance.

42,000 more people are availing of the support than ten years ago.

Minister Finian McGrath says there's been an increase in young people being assessed earlier and claiming an allowance.

18Disability.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

File image: Finian McGrath, RollingNews.

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