Brid Smith TD in Dáil; discussing Social Welfare Bill, 2017.Pensions inequality
SOCIAL WELFARE BILL 2017 was discussed again in the Dáil today. Gross inequalities in pensions cost some pensioners, mainly women, up to €35 a week; this is as a result of new rules brought in in 2012 by Joan Burton. Pensioners for Equality a campaigning group are fighting this. We all have to get behind them on it.