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…

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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…

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EAPN Ireland: Irish Forum to Review MEPs’ Work Urgently Needed, Say Anti-Poverty Campaigners

On the first day of term for Ireland’s newly elected MEPs (Tuesday 14th July), Dóchas and the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland have come together to urgently call for an Irish forum that will allow MEPs to engage with voters, groups and individuals, so that they can account for how they are living up to their election promises and commitments.