Mc Conalogue claims government has broken promises on prescription charges

first_img Pinterest Mc Conalogue claims government has broken promises on prescription charges WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By admin – September 23, 2015 Google+center_img Google+ Previous articleRobert De Niro storms out of ‘negative’ interviewNext articleOver 9 million euro in payments to ease burden on Donegal farmers – Mc Ginley admin 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Donegal Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has accused the Government of betraying medical card holders with a five-fold increase in prescription charges – despite a promise four years ago to abolish them.It comes as new figures released to Fianna Fáil show that the Government has collected €312m in prescription charges in the four years since it promised to axe the charge.It’s been claimed that last year, medical card holders handed over €120m in prescription charges and the figure has reached €48m in the first half of this year.Deputy McConalogue says people feel a promise has been broken:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/charliecards.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Homepage BannerNews Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitterlast_img