Brendan Howlin says social welfare may sometimes be a "draw on the tax euro paid by low and middle income earners", and that society will need to debate these issues "when we recover fiscal sustainability". (*6/1/13*) But why wait? If there is a serious amount of money being spent unnecessarily, surely it is vital that the situation be fixed now?
I know of at least three mothers claiming one-parent family payment while they have live-in partners...
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