Discretionary Support review independent panel

Prof Grainne McKeever and Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick have been appointed by to a panel to review Discretionary Support.


Prof Grainne McKeever and Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick have been appointed by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey to a panel (chaired by Prof McKeever) to review Discretionary Support. Discretionary Support is a scheme which provides financial support to individuals in crisis situations.

Panel members also include Gerry McConville of the Falls Community Council; Jonny Currie of the Trussell Trust, Ursula O’Hare of Law Centre NI and Kevin Higgins of Advice NI.

Get more information on the Discretionary Support panel


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