Social Welfare

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton today announced the publication of the Report on Pensions Charges 2012....

The Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton announced the publication of the Report on Pensions Charges 2012 today Tuesday 23th of October 2012. Minister Burton explained: “This is the first comprehensive Government...

At the end of 2011 weekly payments were made to over 1.4 million people and when qualified adults and children were included, over 2.2 million people benefited each week...

The annual Respite Care Grant of €1,700 is paid to carers providing full-time care and attention to an older person or a person with a disability, regardless of their means or social insurance...

Social Protection Minister, Joan Burton TD, today announced the new powers she is proposing to give to Social Welfare inspectors to help in the prevention and detection of fraud...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, today (April 20th) announced the new powers she is proposing to give to Social Welfare inspectors to help in the prevention and detection of fraud...

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton today published the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012 to give effect to a number of reforms including those in the areas of the One-Parent Family Payment scheme...

Joan Burton TD, Minister for Social Protection today (5th April) published the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012 to give effect to a number of reforms including those in the areas of the...

Social Protection Minister, Joan Burton, today outlined savings of €645 million which had been achieved across Department of Social Protection schemes through fraud prevention and control measures in 2011...

Joan Burton T.D., Minister for Social Protection today (16th February 2012) outlined savings of €645 million which had been achieved across Department of Social Protection ...

 

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