Archive for August, 2009

Any Cuts to Social Welfare Must Be Poverty Proofed says EAPN Ireland

August 2009

Responding to Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin’s announcement that there will be cuts to social welfare and child benefit, Anna Visser, Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland, has called for a rigorous and transparent application of the Departments own Poverty Impact Assessment procedure.