Thursday, 23 April 2009
Dáil Eireann Debate
Order of Business.
Private Members’ Business - Social Welfare Benefits: Motion (Resumed).
Ireland is in the position that more is going out than is coming in. It is like any household — one cannot spend what one does not have. The Department and the Minister have come out early and been ...
The contributory pension has increased from €113 ten years ago to €230, an increase of over 100%. Old people appreciate that and accept that conditions have improved. I have spoken to pensioners on ...
They will have an opportunity to manage whatever the State can give them. The Minister for Finance has pointed out that we have one of the most generous and efficient welfare systems in Europe, if no...
Social Welfare Bill 2009: Second Stage (Resumed).
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