Pension cuts will hit both rich and poor
Published 17/05/2010 | 05:00
SO, Social Affairs Minister Eamon O Cuiv has cunningly launched the debate on tampering with the old-age pension in the next Budget.
And, as with child benefit cuts last year (when all the well-off mothers claiming child benefits they did not need were highlighted by government spinners), now attention is being focused on the comfortably well-off.
We are being told they don't need their old-age pensions.