Budget 2003 - Main Improvements


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Main Social Welfare Improvements - Budget 2003

  • €10 increase for Pensioners
  • Special €11 per week increase for Widows & Widowers aged 66 and over on Contributory Pensions
  • €8 and €10 increases in Child Benefit – effective from April 2003
  • €7 increase for widows & widowers under age 66, carers & people getting Invalidity pensions under age 65
  • €6 per week increase for people on Other Payments
  • €100 increase in Respite Care Grant & Increase in Income Disregard for Carer’s Allowance
  • All weekly increases effective from January 2003

Download Budget Factsheet 2003 in PDF

Last modified:25/11/2008
 

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