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Filtered by category: Cost of living

A Budget for the “working people” overlooks some of the most vulnerable

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 10 July 2015 / Cost of living, Government spending
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Amongst the noise about the living wage we have to make sure that we don’t let the most vulnerable get overlooked.

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There is more to poverty than income. But it still counts.

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 06 July 2015 / Inequality, Cost of living
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As the government reconsiders child poverty measures we need to think about income as well as other drivers.

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As the volume rises we have to keep listening to those who matter the most

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 26 June 2015 / Government spending, Cost of living
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With difficult decisions to be made we need to keep listening to the children, young people and families.

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An election roundup from Northern Ireland

Posted by Patrick Malone /

Wednesday 20 May 2015 / Cost of living, Law

An election roundup and what this means for Northern Ireland.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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