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Moynihan, Aindrias

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


State Pensions Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the timeframe for completion of the reviews being carried out into persons affected by the changes to the State pension (contributory) in 2012; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if extra staff will be hired to ensure completion of the reviews of the cases of persons affected by the changes to the State pension (contributory) in 2012; and if she will make a statement on the...More Button

The 2012 pension cut hit very hard because it reduced the weekly pension for many people. Six years on, the correction was very much needed. However, time is not on the side of the people who are...More Button

The figures suggest there are 90,000 people affected and there has been a staff increase of 120. Given some 1,200 to 1,300 cases are being processed per week, this suggests the 90,000 could take a...More Button

Is the 90,000 figure only for people on the contributory pension? There is also a cohort of people who chose to take the non-contributory pension because it paid them better than the contributor...More Button