Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (424)

Danny Healy-Rae

Question:

424. Deputy Danny Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice if all pensionable allowances for prison officers have been calculated since 2008 in accordance with the average of the best three consecutive years in the past ten years provision of the Department of Finance circular 10/2008 for the purpose of calculating an officer's pension at retirement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2640/21]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I am advised by the Irish Prison Service that all pensionable allowances have, since 2008, been calculated in accordance with Circular 10 of 2008, Public Service Pension Reform: Revised method of reckoning variable pensionable allowances for pension purposes.