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Comment #6886228 by Jonathan Whelan

Jonathan Whelan Jan 23rd 2018, 6:24 PM #

Simple solution to cover this and a fair one. Increase job seekers benefit. Yes increase it to say 40% of take home pay for 6 months, than 6 months @ 30% followed by droping to 150 a week after this point or 20% of take home which ever least. Reduce and pressure non skilled dole lifers into work. As i stated before there is 40000+/- dolers that NEVER contributed to society. With dole rent/a med card that is worth at least 350 a week ×40000 wasters × 52 weeks = 728 million. A year. To be honest most this cohort would struggle to take home 350/400 net a week with there “skill set” this frees up over half billion for pensions other services and also provides a more equitable social welfsre system. Pay in you get back dont pay in LIMITED help end of.

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The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'

The people impacted, mainly women, lose out on around €30 per week under the measures.

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