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Total Contributions Approach for State Pension (Contributory) - About this consultation

Consultation period
28 May 2018 - 03 September 2018

Topics
Total Contributions Approach to establishing level of entitlement to the State Pension (contributory) from 2020.

Consultation outcome
The Pensions Policy Unit in the Department will summarize the replies after the end of the consultation period into a synopsis report that will help form Government policy on the introduction of a Total Contributions Approach to qualifying for the State Pension (contributory) from 2020 onwards.

Target group
All citizens and interest groups are welcome to respond to this consultation. The policy will affect those who reach State Pension age from 2020 onwards.

Objective of the consultation
The aim of this consultation is to gather views on the implementation of the Total Contributions Approach (TCA) to establishing level of entitlement to the State Pension (contributory) from 2020.

The Roadmap for Pensions Reform 2018-2023 confirmed the Government’s position that the State pension will be reformed and will remain as the fundamental basis of the pension system in Ireland. To do this, the Government will introduce from 2020 ‘Total Contributions Approach’ (TCA) for the State Pension (Contributory). You can download additional background information from the link below.

How to submit your response
Please submit your responses via the online questionnaire (link below).

The questionnaire takes around 10 minutes to complete.

Reference documents
All people making submissions are asked to read this document, which sets out the policy context and explains terms used in the questionnaire.
 

View the questionnaire
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TCA2020

Past consultations are available here

 
Last modified:26/06/2018