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Govt. Will Begin Phasing Out Pandemic Supports In October.

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A plan for Q4 will be outlined next week.

The government will begin phasing out pandemic support payments from October, according to the Tanaiste.

Leo Varadkar told his parliamentary party last night no changes are likely in the third quarter.

He said a plan for the fourth quarter will be outlined next week.

Sinn Fein spokesperson on employment, Louise O'Reilly, says the first step should be removing the current 'cliff-edge' in June:

Deputy O'Reilly, says government must consult with impacted groups before making any decisions:

Rebecca Saridakis, is the owner of An Uisce Beatha pub in Waterford and is on the PUP payment.

She’s concerned some people are abusing the system when others really rely on it.

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