I asked Joan Burton about changes in pension legislation that allow trustees to reduce the payments to current pensioners and deferred members, but from her answers it seems that she’s going to continue to ignore their plight.
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she has undertaken analysis of the impact of changes to Section 50 of the Pensions Act allowing trustees to reduce the payments to pensioners.
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will justify the way those who are required to take up a Gateway position, end up financially worse off through the payment of PRSI, along with the cost of attending work, ensuring a substantial reduction in their family’s income; and her plans regarding same. – Clare Daly. Read More
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the discussions she has had with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in order to deal with the way pensioners can get access to the State’s industrial relations machinery when their retirement income is being altered, an issue which she has acknowledged needs to be addressed. – Clare Daly. Read More