Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1239)

Shane Cassells


1239. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if persons in receipt of a State pension have the option to receive the payment on a monthly basis; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12799/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

At present all State pension's are paid weekly except where the payment is to an account in a financial institution outside the State. There is no consideration at this time to change the timing of these payments.