Legacy of FF led government is neglect of child welfare – Cllr Harte

Letterkenny Cllr Jimmy Harte says one of the legacies of the Fianna Fail-led Government will be its disgraceful neglect of child welfare, and its failure to tackle the child poverty issue.

A report published this week by the Department of Health says over 1,100 children are in need of social housing in Donegal, and the number of children experiencing consistent poverty increased last year for the first time since 2006.

Cllr Harte says at the core of the problem is a lack of investment in education, and that's an area which Labour will prioritise if it is involved in the next government: