After the successful introduction of means testing
in the magistrates' courts, it is now being introduced in the Crown Court.
I would like to openly invite those who proposed the means testing
for bus passes to have a media debate.
But he said the model would not eliminate means testing
Not surprisingly, the need for such a revision tends to be justified by the beneficiaries not because it makes them better off but on the grounds that means testing
is a disincentive to building up private wealth.
The committee said plans by the Department of Constitutional Affairs for means testing
legal aid were targeting the cheapest cases in the criminal justice system when they should be looking at the most expensive.
Waterford Labour councillor Seamus Ryan has called on the Government to end means testing
for the allowance - the top full-time rate being EUR122.
Say no to means testing
and share our country's wealth.
While the commission was close to agreement on many points, issues such as the outpatient drug benefit, means testing
, and raising eligibility were contentious enough to became deal breakers.
THE REFORM BILLS PASSED BY THE HOUSE and Senate in 1998 include a number of changes, the most significant of which is means testing
to determine whether a debtor is eligible to file under Chapter 7.
Public pressure could bring about a higher state pension and an end to means testing
for pensions, at the cost of higher general taxation -- but energy shortages and damaging climatic changes may limit the nation's capacity to meet the Government's public spending commitments, including the costs of supporting the elderly.
He said it was also wrong to suggest means testing
the winter fuel allowance.
I WRITE to assure all senior citizens in Crosby, Thornton and Hightown that I will oppose any plans to introduce means testing
for free bus passes.