Mc Conalogue warns education grant changes would discriminate against farmers

first_img Donegal North East TD Charlie McConalogue says Education Minister Ruari Quinn must reconsider proposed changes to the third level grant system which he claims would discriminate against hundreds farmers and self employed workers in Donegal.Minister Ruairí Quinn has confirmed that proposals to include capital assets in the means-testing for third level grants are at an advanced stage.However, Deputy McConalogue says such a move put third level education out of the reach of thousands of farm families in particular whose assets are used to derive a very modest income…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/mccon530.mp3[/podcast] Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterestcenter_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Twitter Google+ WhatsApp By News Highland – May 28, 2012 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Mc Conalogue warns education grant changes would discriminate against farmers Previous articleRelay for Life set to raise three times its targetNext articleCanning proposes sharing costs to preserve local services News Highland last_img

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