Month: December 2011

Budget 2012 Changes To Contributory Pension

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament welcomes the fact that in Budget 2012 Pensions in payment were maintained at their current rate. However the Parliament is concerned that many members  who are due to receive their pension from September 2012 will be affected by these proposed changes to the contributory rates listed below. We urge the […]

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Dignity & Respect for all

Respect & Dignity Taoiseach Enda Kenny in his address to the nation wants an Ireland where we can all grow old with Respect & Dignity. If the reports in today’s media are to be believed that will not happen for the many  facing the prospect of a loss of 6 weeks Fuel Allowance in BUDGET 2012?  What are the […]

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Eligibility may affect you

Changes to PENSIONS ELIGIBILITY Effective September 2012 changes to Average PRSI contribution requirements for a State Pensions will result in a new 6 tier payment structure. Based on today’s rates this will mean lower payments for those who retire from 1st September 2012. The changes as now set out will range from €4.20-€22.70 per week. Taken […]

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