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#Dept of Social Protection

# dept-of-social-protection - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Burton defends welfare checks on widows and widowers

The issue has been in the spotlight after an elderly woman had her pension stopped when she refused to engage with inspectors.

# dept-of-social-protection - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Welfare recipients encouraged to avail of Back to Education scheme

Almost €200 million has been made available for the scheme, but the inability of applicants to apply for the student maintenance grant on top of the allowance is being criticised.