Healy calls for allowance reversal

South Tipperary TD Seamus Healy has called for a reversal of the Back to School Allowance to 2011 levels.

South Tipperary TD Seamus Healy has called for a reversal of the Back to School Allowance to 2011 levels.

In 2012 Minister Burton reduced the allowance by €50 to €100 for children between 4 -11, and from €250 to €200 to children between 12 - 17 (or aged 18 to 22 and in full-time education).