Sunday February 23, 2020

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, January 13, 2013.

13th January, 2013
Brendan Howlin's article on the recent budget, from The Sunday Business Post of January 6, 2013.

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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