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#Political Pensions

# political-pensions - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions

The government was appointed two years ago today – meaning senior ministers now have enough service for a pension.

# political-pensions - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Column: How much does each TD actually cost the State?

The annual pay of ministers and TDs doesn’t come close to recognising the true financial cost of hiring them, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# political-pensions - Friday 4 January, 2013

New TDs will contribute more than double to their pensions

Current TDs contribute 6 per cent of their own salary towards their pension – but that’ll rise to 13 per cent for any new ones.

# political-pensions - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

30 former government ministers receive pensions of over €100k

Bertie tops the list, followed by fellow former taoisigh Brian Cowen and Albert Reynolds…