RSTA Pension News

On Tuesday November 7th Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donoghue, T.D. published the Public Service Pay and Pensions Bill 2017. The Minister's Press Release is Press_Release_PSPP_Bill_1.pdf

An information sheet on the Bill is available here:PSPP_Bill_FAQs.pdf

RSTA President, Carmel Heneghan, has written to the Alliance of Retired Public Servants in response to their request for the stated position of RSTA on the issue of Pension Party.  The full text of the President's letter is available in the following link: Response_to_Alliance.pdf

Minister's Statement

To read the text of the statement from the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and tables setting out the full details of the public service pensions restoration click here

Department Circular 18/2015: Changes to the Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR) is available at:

Alliance Response to Minister's Statement

Following consultation with the constituent pensions organistiaons the Alliance of Retired Public Servants issued the following response to the Ministers Statement.  To read the response click here

RSTA President, Carmel Heneghan, has written to Ministers Noonan and Howlin regarding reduction in tax relief on health insurance and pension cuts.  

Letter to Minister Noonan           Letter to Minister Howlin