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Midlands Pensioners Could Get €10 Extra In Budget

That still falls short of the pre-budget submission of Active Retirement Ireland though.

Pensioners in the midlands could have an extra €10 a week in their pocket after the budget. 

It's being reported that government TDs are pushing for the increase to be approved by Finance Minister Pascal Donoghue. 

However, that still falls short of the pre-budget submission of Active Retirement Ireland, who want a €15 hike.

Its president, Multyfarnham's Anne Drury says the jump is necessary:

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