One-Parent Family Payment changes to be raised in Seanad

Senator Katherine Zappone accuses State of compelling single parents to work full-time

Independent Senator Katherine Zappone. Ms Zappone will raise changes to the One-Parent Family Payment in the Seanad.    File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Independent Senator Katherine Zappone. Ms Zappone will raise changes to the One-Parent Family Payment in the Seanad. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Changes to the One-Parent Family Payment (OPFP) are to be raised in the Seanad on Wednesday by Independent Senator Katherine Zappone.

Ms Zappone said the State now appeared to be saying that parents in one-parent families should be compelled to work full-time.

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