The social protection minister, Joan Burton, is resisting planned cuts of a billion euro to her budget in the next two years and intends to propose a series of welfare reforms.
These reforms would include higher welfare payments for those who had higher salaries when employed because they paid more in PRSI contributions.
Burton has been told that she must find €440 million in cuts next year, and has been asked for proposals to achieve...
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