Inishowen Councillor welcomes High Court challenge to grant changes

first_img Pinterest Previous articleMan jailed for six years for cannabis cultivationNext articleFather thanks daughter for reporting his abuse to gardai News Highland Donegal County Councillor Jack Murray has welcomed a High Court Action which is hoped could save the future of students in the county.Three students have issued a High Court challenge to the Governments decision to change the Maintenence Grant Scheme.The legal action is attempting to quash the decision to change the qualifying criteria for the non-adjacent grant which means students that live within 45km from where they study will have grants cut by 65%Cllr Murray says this will force many students to give up their education:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/jackstudents.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Facebook Google+ Pinterest Google+ Newsx Adverts Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota WhatsAppcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Inishowen Councillor welcomes High Court challenge to grant changes Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released By News Highland – July 21, 2011 Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report last_img