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Taoiseach Confirms The Budget Will Include A State Pension Increase.

It's the first major promise made by one of the Government parties with the budget still five months away.

The Taoiseach has confirmed there will be an increase in the State pension in the budget.

But Leo Varadkar says he doesn't know how much the weekly payment will go up by.

It's the first major promise made by one of the Government parties with the budget still five months away.

But the Taoiseach committed to the move in the Dáil:

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