# leo-varadkar - Yesterday’s News
Christmas handbags in Leinster House.
Christmas handbags in Leinster House.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 1 December, 2016
Varadkar says he’s just ‘filling a gap’ in the schedule.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 28 November, 2016
This year’s bonus will be 85% of a welfare recipient’s weekly payment.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 20 November, 2016
And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 13 November, 2016
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 23 October, 2016
The results also show less than half of the party’s supporters believe Enda Kenny should remain as party leader.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 20 October, 2016
Some 1.2 million people will receive the extra money.
Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
Consultation will soon begin for a new job activation programme to take its place.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 16 October, 2016
Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said this morning that ‘it’s not in the gardaí’s interest’ to strike.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
In the Dáil last week, Leo Varadkar asked TheJournal.ie for a fact check. We accepted that request.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 3 October, 2016
Leo Varadkar has called on Fianna Fáil to produce a costed list of Budget demands.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 27 September, 2016
FactCheck looks into a a controversial claim made by Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar on Morning Ireland yesterday.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 21 September, 2016
Will Michael Noonan be the first sitting minister to go to the PAC? Or is Leo Varadkar wrong?
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 18 September, 2016
Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald wants Michael Noonan to appear before the Public Accounts Committee.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 11 September, 2016
An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
Speaking about his ambitions, Varadkar said he has a vision for the party and the country.
The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 21 August, 2016
Minister Leo Varadkar was giving his speech at the Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration in Glasnevin cemetery today.
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 20 August, 2016
Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar wants to know what benefits self-employed workers want.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 8 August, 2016
Erica Fleming is requesting a review of the Back to Education Allowance criteria.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 1 August, 2016
The minute the Taoiseach spoke openly about heading off into the Castlebar sunset, it opened up the conversation about who will take over.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
The loans of up to €2000 can be used for things like Christmas presents, or back-to-school expenses.
Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 25 July, 2016
The INOU has welcomed the plan, which the Department of Social Protection told TheJournal.ie is under consideration.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 24 July, 2016
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 21 July, 2016
The Social Welfare Minister called for people receiving welfare to “never again see their standard of living eroded or falling behind society in general”.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.
One TD has described the figures as a disturbing barometer of child poverty levels.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
He who wields the knife rarely wears the crown.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 11 July, 2016
Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 10 July, 2016
The Social Protection Minister says he ‘doesn’t think it would be right to push him.’
Reports today suggest that Fine Gael backbenchers have a plan in place to oust Kenny from his position.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 28 June, 2016
The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 1 June, 2016
He hasn’t ruled out running for re-election.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 29 May, 2016
11 EU countries have cried foul at the previous government’s plans to introduce five separate health warnings on alcohol bottles.