Daly rebuked after ‘solo run’ on details of housing policy for the elderly

Minister of State called out after suggesting there might be financial incentives to downsize

3rd March, 2019
Jim Daly, Minister for State at the Department of Health, suggested in an interview last week that older people could be incentivised to downsize their homeFergal Phillips

Minister of State Jim Daly was rebuked by the Taoiseach’s office over interviews he gave last week prior to the launch of a government report on housing the elderly.

Daly sparked anger in the departments of the Taoiseach and Housing after an interview he gave last Monday morning with RTÉ’s Today with Seán O’Rourke in which he suggested that older people would be given financial incentives if they wished to downsize their home....

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