Dáil Éireann - Volume 191 - 25 July, 1961
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Reductions in Military Service Pensions.
Mr. O'Donnell Mr. O'Donnell
 31. Mr. O'Donnell asked the Minister for Defence if he is aware of the fact that a number of recipients of military pensions are having their pensions reduced on account of the earnings of their wives and families in cottage industries such as knitting, and that this is discouraging women from working in these industries; and, if so, if he will take immediate steps to ensure that these earnings will not be taken into account in assessing means.
Minister for Defence (Mr. K. Boland) Kevin Boland
Minister for Defence (Mr. K. Boland): Military service pensions are not subject to a means test.
Questions No. 32 and 33 postponed.
Dáil Éireann 191 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Reductions in Military Service Pensions.