Fianna Fail motion on special needs cuts to be voted on in Dail tonight

ffThe Government will vote on a motion opposing the cuts being made people with special needs.

The private members bill is being led by Donegal Northeast Deputy, Charlie McConologue.

Yesterday he Education Minister announced an increase in 500 resource teachers for pupils with special educational needs - in an apparent reversal of previous cuts.

But Deputy McConalogue says children with special needs are still facing a cut to their care this September, and the Education Minister needs to admit this: