Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (153)

Marc MacSharry


153. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when his Department will issue a notice of determination to an appeal of determinations issued by trustees of schemes (details supplied) on foot of a complaint submitted to the defined benefit schemes administrator pursuant to the schemes internal dispute resolution procedure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39334/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

This appeal case relates to the awarding of pension increases by the company concerned. A request from the Trustees of the scheme seeking a pension increase is being considered at the moment by my Department. The outcome of this request may feed into the deliberations on the determination in this case. Notwithstanding the outcome of the pension increase request I can confirm that the Appeals Officer has now contacted the complainant directly with a view to making a determination as soon as possible.