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Four Tests for the next Government

Four Tests for the next Government

As the General Election campaign gets officially underway the Community Platform has launched Four Tests for the next Government.

The Platform will use these tests to assess the seriousness of the next Government in addressing the causes and consequences of poverty, social exclusion and inequality in Ireland.

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Briefing on poverty, 2015 and proposals for 2016-2021

Briefing on poverty, 2015 and proposals for 2016-2021

Click here for the EAPN Ireland briefing on poverty 2015 and proposals  for 2016-2021 “Poverty in Ireland is not new. Even during the years of economic boom before 2008, poverty levels in Ireland were higher than in many Western European countries. Since 2008, those already suffering from  poverty, who have the  least to give, have suffered […]

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Response to CSO poverty figures issued today

Press release November 2015 for 2014 CSO poverty figures “What type of society says that it is OK for nearly a third of its people to suffer ‘enforced deprivation’ – i.e. unable to afford basics like a warm coat, a substantial meal every second day or heating your home? “It is time for all parties […]

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