Government's pensions baby hasn't taken its first steps

Comment: The OECD review of the Irish pensions system is one year old, but has barely got off the ground.

15th June, 2014

In 2013, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, asked the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to review the Irish pension system. The report made a number of significant recommendations regarding the necessary reform of the entire system.

It is important to note, however, that these are far from the first recommendations to have been made. For example, in 2010, the National Pensions Framework outlined a number of proposed changes to the pension system.

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