eapn-ireland

EAPN Ireland: Any Proposed Cuts to Social Welfare Must be Poverty Proofed

Responding to Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin’s announcement that there will definitely 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 Department’s own Poverty Impact Assessment procedure, so that the true impact of cuts…