Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (112)

Noel Grealish


112. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Transport the reason there has been no increase in CIÉ pensions since 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6456/21]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport in Ireland.

The CIÉ Group has two pension schemes, namely the Regular Wages Scheme (“RWS”) and 1951 superannuation scheme (“1951 Scheme”); and issues in relation to CIÉ pension schemes are primarily a matter for the trustees of the schemes, the CIÉ Group and their employees.

I have therefore referred the Deputy’s question to CIÉ for direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.