Ministers have accredited a brand new month-to-month fee of €400 to individuals internet hosting Ukrainian refugees, pending Cabinet approval subsequent Tuesday.
Coalition leaders and Ministers met at 3pm at this time and agreed to the fee throughout a wide-ranging dialogue on lodging and schooling for refugees.
A well-placed supply mentioned that it has not but been agreed who will administer the fee, however it’s prone to be Revenue or Welfare.
It may also must be agreed how individuals can apply for it – whether or not it will likely be given as an computerized allocation to all who’ve accepted refugees.
The intention is that it will doubtless be a flat fee fee to minimise the logistical complexity of administering it – which might imply it will not range relying on how many individuals had been being homed, or the place the property is within the nation.
Another supply mentioned the fee would require laws and it could take a couple of months to introduce.
Ministers additionally agreed to expedite garda vetting for households who voluntarily pledged a spot. There are round 2,400 vacant properties that the Government is hoping to make obtainable to be used, a supply mentioned.
Ministers additionally mentioned measures to debate charities returning with unaccompanied minors.