Dáil Éireann - Volume 675 - 17 February, 2009
Written Answers. - Pension Provisions.
Deputy Róisín Shortall Deputy Róisín Shortall
Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that non-consultant hospital doctors are due to suffer from a double pay cut from the Health Service Executive and the application of the new pension levy; his views on whether  this is fair; if it is his intention that the new pension levy be applied even when a person has suffered a pay cut on their basic pay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6325/09]
Deputy Brian Lenihan Deputy Brian Lenihan
Deputy Brian Lenihan: The pension related deduction will apply to all public servants including those working in the health sector. As the Government has made clear, the deduction is being made to address the serious budgetary problems facing the country.
Dáil Éireann 675 Written Answers. Pension Provisions.