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Pensioners want close to an extra tenner a week increase in this years budget

€9 extra every week – that’s how much Age Action and a number of other groups have said t...

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10.57 5 Jul 2019


Pensioners want close to an extra tenner a week increase in this years budget


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10.57 5 Jul 2019


€9 extra every week – that’s how much Age Action and a number of other groups have said the pension should be raised by in the upcoming budget. 

 

It comes as a pre-budget forum is being hosted by the Minister for Social Protection is being hosted today. 

We spoke to Regina Doherty, the minister in charge.  


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BKNT Breakfast Economy Fine Gael Kieran Cuddihy Leo Varadkar Minister Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Old Age Pension Pension Pensioners Regina Doherty Shane Coleman

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