The committee shadows the Department of Social Protection and provides a meaningful input into legislation and policy.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

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Latest report

Review of State pension

The committee has published a report on the State pension (contributory) with recommendations to the Minister for Employment and Social Protection.

Press releases

14 Jul 2017, 14.00

Social Protection Committee publishes Review of State Pension (Contributory)

28 Jun 2017, 11.00

Social Protection Committee resumes hearings on pensions

14 Jun 2017, 13.00

Social Protection Committee to discuss pension scheme issues

Recent videos

Social Protection JC

Thu, 29 Jun 2017

Committee on Social Protection

Pensions schemes (resumed)

Social Protection JC

Thu, 15 Jun 2017

Committee on Social Protection

Pensions Schemes

Social Protection JC

Thu, 1 Jun 2017

Committee on Social Protection

Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on General Scheme of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2017

Recent debates

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Joint Committee

Overview of Pensions: Discussion (Resumed)

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Joint Committee

Pension Schemes: Discussion

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Joint Committee

General Scheme of Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2017: Discussion

Recent documents

Thursday, 29 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)

Thursday, 29 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, National Women's Council of Ireland

Thursday, 29 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, Active Retirement Ireland

Recent reports

Monday, 17 Jul 2017

Review of the State Pension (Contributory)

Thursday, 15 Jun 2017

Report on the Position of Lone Parents in Ireland

Thursday, 01 Jun 2017

Joint Committee on Social Protection Report

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Social Protection.

EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of social protection is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Social Protection
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

 

Clerk to the Committee:
Anne-Marie Lynch
(076) 100 1747
(01) 618 4281
socialprotection@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie