Archive for October, 2016


Budget 2017 – Welcome increase but we need a concerted anti poverty strategy

October 2016

European Anti Poverty Network Ireland Press Release on Budget 2017 11 October 2016 for immediate release Enquiries: Paul Ginnell or Robin Hanan (numbers removed for web version) Anti-poverty network welcomes welfare increases, but we need a more ambitious and concerted plan to rebuild services, income and quality work to fight poverty The European Anti-Poverty Network […]

Community Platform Press statement: Budget 2017 must make good on Government promises to deliver a fair society Four Tests for the Budget 2017

October 2016

Four Tests for Budget 2017 here The Community Platform, an alliance of 29 national organisations, is calling for a Budget 2017 to reflect the promise in the Programme for Government to ‘deliver a fair society so that communities thrive’ through concrete measures and longer-term strategies to address inequality and poverty.  The Community Platform statement says: […]