Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Questions (143, 144)

John Brassil

Question:

143. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if persons who work in the public service and are due to retire in 2018 will be afforded the opportunity to continue in their employment if they wish; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4736/18]

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Willie Penrose

Question:

144. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when legislative change to permit persons in the public service and other jobs who wish to work beyond the normal retirement age of 65 years of age to do so on a voluntary basis will be implemented (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4957/18]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 143 and 144 together.

I refer the Deputies to my response to PQ No 4003 on 30 January 2018.