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Care and support arrangements for ILF recipients in Northern Ireland

Payments to Independent Living Fund (ILF) recipients in Northern Ireland will be administered through the newly created ILF Scotland.

Northern Ireland’s Health Minister, Simon Hamilton, recently announced that the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) has reached agreement with the Scottish Government that payments to Independent Living Fund (ILF) recipients in Northern Ireland will be administered through the newly created ILF Scotland.

These new arrangements ensure that ILF recipients in Northern Ireland continue to be supported and DHSSPS are very pleased that they have been able to work with the administration in Scotland to achieve this agreement.

Read the minister’s statement in full