Tuesday January 21, 2020

Burton's not for turning on welfare

Joan Burton reiterated one of the government's core election promises, saying that the government was committed to maintaining "basic core social welfare rates".

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Joan Burton: solo run?

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton reiterated one of the government's core election promises this weekend, telling reporters at a pre-budget event in the Department of Social Protection that the government was committed to maintaining "basic core social welfare rates". She would not, however, elaborate on what she meant by this term.

Last year, long before the budget process had started, the government decided it would stick by its election promises not to raise taxes...

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