The Assembly published the register of interests last month. Reading through it you will notice that Mayor of Carrickfergus David Hilditch and West Tyrone MLA Allan Bresland are both:
In receipt of Disability Living Allowance since retirement on ill-health grounds.
I seem to remember ethical questions being raised about Cherie Blair claiming child
support benefit some years ago. DLA is NOT (see comments, I was led to believe that DLA is means tested) means tested, but in a welfare state should benefits such as DLA and child support benefit be capped based on your income?
I used to write and get paid, now I read and don’t.
Former UUP staffer, currently living in London. @mjshilliday