Over €20.5 billion to be spent on Social Protection in 2012
No rate cuts to primary weekly social welfare payments
View the Budget Factsheet in PDF
View the Minister's Press Release
Vew the Minister's Speech
For more information telephone the
Department of Social Protection on 1890 66 22 44 (LoCall) 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and the
Citizens Information Phone Service on 1890 777 121(LoCall) 9am - 9pm Monday to Friday
Contact your nearest
Social Welfare Local Office or Citizens Information Centre
Information is also available on
Note: The rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.
This Fact Sheet is intended as a guide only and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.