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:
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.
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.
Clare speaking on her amendments to the Social Welfare and Pensions bill 2014. Click on the link below to watch: