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Brave new world of social welfare

Eamon O Cuiv is putting his faith in a number of innovative measures as he seeks to tackle the country’s massive unemployment problem, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent.

22nd May, 2010

Eamon O Cuiv is putting his faith in a number of innovative measures as he seeks to tackle the country’s massive unemployment problem, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent.

Eamon O Cuiv believes it is time for ‘‘bold and innovative’’ thinking in relation to social welfare. The Minister for Social Protection wants to move away from ‘‘paying people not to work’’ by allowing job seekers claim full benefits and work in the private sector,p...

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