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# Minister for Social Protection

All time
Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year
Over 350,000 people are on Pandemic Unemployment Payment, costing €103.8m
Back to school allowance trebled in response to Covid-19 pandemic
Illness Benefit payments back to normal levels, says minister
Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?
Man claims government department gave private investigator his personal information
'I have never made a personal attack on another politician, but I am furious'
Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
Over €200m worth of unclaimed social welfare payments in past three years
Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17
Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims
Jobseekers appeals taking over 25 weeks to process
Over 141,000 social welfare applications rejected in 2013
Protest planned against extension on JobBridge schemes
You can now do up to three - instead of two - JobBridge internships
Poll: Should young people be prioritised in job creation?
USI calls for greater investment in Youth Guarantee Scheme
Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish
Burton says hecklers gave Dundalk a 'bad image' following shopping centre protest
At least 60% of domiciliary care allowance applications refused
Burton: 2,000 places added to CE scheme
Fine Gael politicians urge Burton to roll back on respite grant cut
Respite care grant cut by over €300 in budget
Over half of JobBridge finishers are in paid employment
Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair
Ian Martin
The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
Burton 'very much values' free travel scheme
Additional 1,000 JobBridge places announced
Burton: referendum will be held in early summer
Joan Burton to visit New York today to tell America that Ireland is great
Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty
Government unveils scheme to get unemployed back to work
No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton
€28,000 yearly welfare payments are not indicative of average families - Department
National internship scheme offers thousands of placements for unemployed