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#Political Pensions

# political-pensions - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions
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# Pensions

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions

Mar 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,357 Views 121 Comments

The government was appointed two years ago today – meaning senior ministers now have enough service for a pension.

# political-pensions - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Column: How much does each TD actually cost the State?
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# Opinion

Column: How much does each TD actually cost the State?

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 5,109 Views 118 Comments

The annual pay of ministers and TDs doesn’t come close to recognising the true financial cost of hiring them, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# political-pensions - Friday 4 January, 2013

New TDs will contribute more than double to their pensions
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# Political Pensions

New TDs will contribute more than double to their pensions

Jan 4th 2013, 3:07 PM 5,650 Views 22 Comments

Current TDs contribute 6 per cent of their own salary towards their pension – but that’ll rise to 13 per cent for any new ones.

# political-pensions - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

30 former government ministers receive pensions of over €100k
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30 former government ministers receive pensions of over €100k

Nov 9th 2011, 9:38 PM 14,071 Views 90 Comments

Bertie tops the list, followed by fellow former taoisigh Brian Cowen and Albert Reynolds…