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Nursing home bill €600m less than forecast

The total bill for the nursing home repayment scheme will be €600 million less than originally forecast, according to government figures.

26th April, 2008

The total bill for the nursing home repayment scheme will be €600 million less than originally forecast, according to government figures.

The scheme was initially expected to cost more than €1 billion, but this figure has been revised to €400 million by senior officials at the Department of Finance.

The €400 million figure is contained in a departmental letter to the Statistical Office of the European Commission. The figure forms part of an assessment of...

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