Social Protection

A greater focus on social investment is needed across the EU to counter the effects of the economic crisis, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, has said. Speaking today (3 May 2013) when concluding a two-day conference on the Social...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D., today (Thursday, 11th April 2013) released the Second Report of the Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare on the issue of the Budget 2012 proposals regarding Disability Allowance and...

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton, today announced the establishment of an Approved Intermediary Service within the Money Advice and Budgeting Service for the purposes of providing for Debt Relief Notices under the Personal...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, TD, today (11th April 2013) announced the establishment of an Approved Intermediary Service within the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) for the purposes of providing for Debt Relief...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, T.D. visited Tallaght today (Friday, 22nd March 2013) where she officially opened the latest of the Department’s INTREO offices at the Square. The Minister also officially opened the new premises for Tallaght...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D. has today (21st March) launched the Department’s redesigned website, www.welfare.ie, and published the Department’s Customer Charter and Action Plan. Visits to the welfare.ie website have risen...

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton today published details of how savings of €669 million were achieved in 2012 through a broad range of control measures across Department of Social Protection schemes. The savings exceeded the target originally...

The Minister for Social Protection welcomed the publication today by the European Commission of its ‘Social Investment Package’. The Package sets out a framework for policy reforms to enhance social protection, invest in people’s...

Following the publication last month of the policy review of the Employment Support Schemes provided by her Department to jobseekers, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD today (Monday, 18th February 2013) conducted a consultation on...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, has welcomed the publication today (13th February, 2013) of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2011 by the Central Statistics Office...

 

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