Over 1 Million People Are Still Relying On State Income Supports

It's ahead of Phase 3 of the roadmap being implemented next week

The number of people claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week is just under 466 thousand.

That's alongside the 225 thousand people on the Live Register, and 419 thousand receiving the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme.

However, Elizabeth Canavan from the Department of the Taoiseach says the number of people claiming the PUP is dropping:

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