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Position Paper on Positive Activation

Position Paper on Positive Activation

Position paper on positive activation The Position Paper contains a range of proposals for improving the Government’s supports for those who are distant from the labour market to access employment. It stresses the need for supports to be done within an approach that ensures that people have access to a decent income and quality services and that quality employment […]

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Community Platform Press release and publication: Widening inequality hitting most vulnerable

Widening inequality hitting most vulnerable   Media Release Community Platform – Widening inequality hitting most vulnerable The Future Perspective of the Community Platform: New paper calls for progressive taxation and investment in communities and public services to ensure the rights and welfare of the most vulnerable in Irish society.   The Community Platform, an alliance […]

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Budget 2016 – unless we prioritise vital, well targeted spending over tax cuts, the misery for many will continue.

Budget 2016 – unless we prioritise vital, well targeted spending over tax cuts, the misery for many will continue.

EAPN Ireland Press Release – Budget 2016 Prioritise spending on income and services for people on low income over tax cuts for the rich and middle incomes Restore cuts in income and services affecting low income households during the recession, including those affecting lone parents Implement Government policy to ‘poverty-proof’ all decisions and the overall […]

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