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MP believes pension criteria should change

February 29, 2024

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Kirk Humphrey believes the criteria for one to qualify for contributory pension should change.

He referred to a case where a constituent fell two payments short of receiving his NIS benefit.

Chief Executive Officer of the NIS, Kim Tudor, says in cases like that, a lump-sum one-off payment would be made to the individual.

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