Sunday 24 September 2017

Attack on OAPs is unfair, while the rich walk away

It's a sad day when our pensioners are sacrificed in order to balance the books, writes Celia Larkin

ONE law for the rich and powerful, quite another for the meek and modest. Yet again the wealthy walk away while the vulnerable carry the can.

Revenue and the Department of An Taoiseach seem to have no problem looking for arrears in payments from old- age pensioners, while the Department of Finance and the Department of An Taoi-seach shy away from recouping money they wish they had not paid to tribunal lawyers.

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