Friday 24 February 2017

Noonan's Christmas gift will be welcomed by pensioners

FINANCE Minister Michael Noonan has ensured that pensioners with savings, property investments and shares will have a good Christmas.

The confirmation that PRSI (Pay-related Social Insurance) will not apply to income from these assets for the over-66s will be good news.

Loath is a cabinet minister to do anything to upset the grey power base. After all, many of the people with savings and shares are core Fine Gael voters.

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