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# Your Say
Poll: Are you in favour of the automatic-enrolment pension scheme?
Government is currently considering recommendations regarding the plan.


This week the Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection published a report containing 21 recommendations for Government plans to develop an auto-enrolment pension scheme that would apply to around 750,000 workers between the ages of 23 and 60.

The government is currently preparing to put forward legislation for a universal pension scheme for everyone earning over a certain amount, which would see employee contributions matched by their employer, with a further top-up from the State.

Workers will be able to opt out of the scheme. 

Today we want to know… Are you favour of an automatic-enrolment pension scheme?

Poll Results:

I already have a pension but think it's a good idea (4568)
I'm in favour of it and will use it (2687)
I'm not sure (817)
I will opt out of it (526)
I already have a pension but think it's a bad idea (356)

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