Written answers

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Department of Transport

Pensions Provisions

2:30 pm

Photo of Joe BehanJoe Behan (Wicklow, Independent)
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Question 153: To ask the Minister for Transport if he will assist a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4513/11]

Photo of Pat CareyPat Carey (Minister, Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs; Minister, Department of Transport; Dublin North West, Fianna Fail)
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A once-off reduction is applied to gross annual public service pensions using a set of rates and income bands, which was introduced under the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2010. The reductions apply to all pensioners. Proposals to alter the provisions are a matter for the Department of Finance.

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