Oral Answers to Questions — Social Security

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  • Retirement Pensioners (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security what proposals she has to protect retirement pensioners from the effects of recent Government measures.

  • War Disablement Pensioners (17 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security if she is aware that the decision not to disregard war disability pensions and allowances for purposes of claiming rate rebate has the effect of penalising...

  • Long-term Sick (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security whether she is yet ready to bring forward her proposals for improving the benefits payable to the long-term sick.

  • Emphysema (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security if she will seek to amend the National Insurance (Industrial Injury) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations, 1959, so as to provide that emphysema is included in...

  • Pensions and Benefits (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security whether she will introduce a further increase in pensions for retired persons, widows and other pensioners, pending major reforms in the system of social...

  • Rent Allowances (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security what instructions have been issued to officers of the National Assistance Board regarding increases in rent allowances to retired persons, widows and others...

  • Retirement Pensioners (Earnings Rule) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security when she now expects to receive the Report of the National Insurance Advisory Committee on the earnings rule for retirement pensioners.

  • Industrial Injuries Fund (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security what long-term proposals she has for using the repeated annual surplus of the Industrial Injuries Fund.

  • Mesothelioma (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Social Security whether she proposes to schedule the disease known as mesothelioma as an industrial disease of asbestos workers, for the purpose of industrial injuries benefits.