Budget 2007- Recognising Carers

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  • €107 million support package - including Carer's Allowance up to €218 per week
  • New payment of half Carer’s Allowance to those with other Welfare entitlement
  • Respite Care Grant up €300 to €1,500
  • Carer's Allowance means test eased
  • Earnings threshold for Carer's Benefit increase to €320 pw
  • €500,000 for Carer's Associations

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Last modified:25/11/2008

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