Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (280)

Aengus Ó Snodaigh


280. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will provide an update on exchanges between her Department and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation with regard to facilitating collective representation for former employees or deferred members affected by pension changes or funding crises; the nature of the plans being considered; if it is likely to involve primary legislation; and the expected timeframe for any changes. [15028/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

I have written to my colleague the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on this matter. Since then my officials have met with officials from the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation to consider the issues arising.

I expect that this engagement will continue with a view to bringing forward proposals for consideration as soon as possible.

Questions Nos. 281 to 283, inclusive, withdrawn.