Tag: Social Welfare

Brid Smith TD on Pat Kenny TV prgramme 4.10.17: Clip 4

This is the fourth of a series of 4 clips from the programme that also included on the panel Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty, and Brendan Burgess – right-wing accountant. The theme was ‘Are social welfare payments too high’?

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Brid Smith TD on Pat Kenny TV prgramme 4.10.17: Clip 1

This is the first of a series of 4 clips from the programme that also included on the panel Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty, and Brendan Burgess – right-wing accountant. The theme was ‘Are social welfare payments too high’?

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Unfairness built into Jobseeker’s Allowance

CHANGES NEEDED TO JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE! Apart from being too little, the supplementry allowance where someone has part-time hours, is paid on the basis of days worked, not income received. And it’s stopped after a year! Bríd challenged Minister Doherty about this

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Brid Smith questioning the Taoiseach on Child Benefit being linked to school attendance

In the Dáil on 8 June, Brid asks the Taoiseach to clarify whether child benefit will be linked to school attendance, as set out in the Programme for Government.

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Bríd asks the Minister for Social Protection on the proposed changes to the Family Income Supplement

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