Dáil Éireann - Volume 490 - 23 April, 1998

Written Answers - Disabled Drivers' Scheme.

61. Mr. McDowell asked the Minister for Finance when he intends to appoint a new board to the Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal, National Rehabilitation Board, in view of the backlog of appeal cases that are developing and the difficulty these delays are causing. [9692/98]

Minister for Finance (Mr. McCreevy): I intend to appoint a Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal shortly and I expect that the backlog of [107] cases which have accumulated will be dealt with without undue delay so as to avoid hardship.