Fianna Fail backbenchers have voiced serious concern over the plan introduced by Minister for Health Mary Harney to recoup the cost of long-term nursing-home care from the estates of elderly people after they die.
Harney was questioned by TDs and senators for two and a half hours at a meeting of the Fianna Fail parliamentary party last Tuesday on the plan.
Many of them believe it is too controversial to be unveiled in the run-up...
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