Debate ongoing in Dáil over multi-billion euro supplementary estimate for Dept of Social Protection

The Department of Social Protection will run out of money next week without intervention.

The Dáil is debating a multi-billion euro supplementary estimate for the department to pay for COVID wage supports.

More revised budgets for other departments will be needed later this year.

Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea has said while the money is needed, they're being asked to vote blind:

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