Dáil Debates

Archive for the ‘Social Welfare’ Category

Pensions

Dec
2014
06

Dáil Debates, Social Welfare, Worker's Rights

Clare speaking on amendments to the Social Welfare Bill raises important concerns of pension schemes which have been ignored by the current government.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L-xOAIReyo

Dáil Debates, National, Social Welfare

Discussing the Social Welfare Bill Clare points out the inadequacy of this bill in providing protection for a wide range of welfare recipient including care workers and pensioners.  Click on the link below to watch her contribution to this debate:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qysKmP4rxVE

Dáil Issues, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will provide an update regarding discussions she has had with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in relation to required changes to give pensioners a voice in discussions involving changes to their pension scheme, which they currently do not have as former employees and are excluded from the State’s industrial relations machinery. – Clare Daly.
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Dáil Issues, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

Question No:  105 Ref No:  30808/14

To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will abolish the rent supplement ceilings which are completely unrealistic in present market conditions, and allow CWOs to sanction appropriate payments based on their experience in the area in order to reduce the numbers of families that are being driven to homelessness.
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