Over 26,000 Full-Time Students Are Receiving The Pandemic Unemployment Payment

It’s costing the State at least 20 million euro per month

According to the Business Post, the full cost could reach 260 million given the payment’s due to last until April.

The paper reports there are some misgivings in government about the wisdom of paying PUP to full-time students.

It says many are missing on-campus lectures, college activities and socialising, and are saving on travel and accommodation costs by staying at home.


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