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Listen: Doherty Hints At No Social Welfare Increase In Budget 2019.

: 07/20/2018 - 16:53

People need to be realistic if they're expecting social welfare increases in the budget.

That's according to the Social Protection Minister who has strongly hinted the 5 euro increase across the board from last year's budget won't be repeated.

Regina Doherty suggested there's unlikely to be a rise in social welfare payments.

The Minister said she may have to be selective in what she prioritises for next year:

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File image: Regina Doherty/RollingNews.

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