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#Means Testing

# means-testing - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments
# Flying Kites
# Flying Kites

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Jul 21st 2019, 9:30 AM 50,734 Views 157 Comments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

# means-testing - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Opinion: 'Our free legal aid system is being abused'
# Means Testing
# Means Testing

Opinion: 'Our free legal aid system is being abused'

Jul 20th 2017, 6:35 AM 5,690 Views 51 Comments

The State has spent a whopping €428 million on free legal aid since 2009, writes Senator John O’Mahony.

# means-testing - Friday 1 March, 2013

Poll: Should means testing for student grants include assets and savings?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should means testing for student grants include assets and savings?

Mar 1st 2013, 9:38 AM 8,401 Views 121 Comments

Coalition parties are divided over new proposals to broaden the criteria for the means testing of third level grants.

# means-testing - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

'Fantasy budget' survey shows Irish adults want child benefit means tested
# Fantasy Budget
# Fantasy Budget

'Fantasy budget' survey shows Irish adults want child benefit means tested

Sep 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,361 Views 67 Comments

Most Irish adults would introduce means testing for child benefit as well as a value-based property tax if they had control of this year’s Budget.

# means-testing - Monday 23 July, 2012

Government undecided on child benefit tax for wealthy
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government undecided on child benefit tax for wealthy

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:45 AM 3,953 Views 38 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader has dismissed the proposal as “gesture politics”.

# means-testing - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Poll: Should child benefit be means-tested?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should child benefit be means-tested?

Jul 19th 2012, 10:17 AM 10,481 Views 169 Comments

The IMF has suggested that the universal payment could be means-tested to save money. What do you think?

# means-testing - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children

Mar 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 381 Views 57 Comments

As benefits for the most vulnerable are cut, our system throws money at others who don’t need it, writes Aaron McKenna.