16 July 2020
With a business stimulus package about to be launched the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) has urged the Government to turn its attention to supports for those in poverty, low-income earners and the vulnerable when drawing up Budget 2021.
16 June 2020
A new comprehensive analysis of the public service impact of poverty in Ireland estimates that dealing with the consequences of poverty costs the state between €3 billion and €7.2 billion annually.
16 January 2020
The charity also said the cornerstone for the next Programme for Government must be to ensure access to affordable and adequate housing for all.
28 November 2019
SVP has welcomed the fall in consistent poverty from 6.7% in 2017 to 5.6%. However, the changes were not statistically significant, and SVP is concerned that progress on poverty reduction has slowed in the absence of a national strategy.
25 September 2019
In a submission made to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action today (25th of September) the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) stated that significantly more investment is required to tackle energy poverty and that the cost of climate action...