Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (296)

Alan Farrell


296. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Social Protection the amount it would cost the Exchequer to increase the contributory and non-contributory pensions by 10%; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24454/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The cost of increasing all contributory and non-contributory pensions (with proportionate increases for qualified adults) by 10% per week for those aged 66 and over is estimated at €613 million in 2015.

Question No. 297 withdrawn.
Question No. 298 answered with Question No. 101.