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Was this a Restorative Budget for Older people?

In our Pre-Budget Submission we looked, not just for increases for older people for 2017/2018 but for a Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 in which government would outline their intentions and plans for older people. Naively, we expected there would be a plan, because in the run up to the BUDGET  there were promises, that […]

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Media Statement: Budget 2018

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP), representing 300 affiliated organisations calls on all those involved in the BUDGET 2018 negotiations to remember their election promises to Older People and to ensure that Budget 2018 measures, incrementally seek the implementation of A Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 We now need concrete proposals and timelines which […]

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Media Statement – Budget 2018

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP), representing 330 affiliated organisations, is calling for the delivery of election promises in Budget 2018. Tomorrow at the Department of Employment and Social Protection Pre-Budget Forum in Dublin Castle, we look forward to discussing with Minister Regina Doherty T.D the EXPECTATIONS of older people for BUDGET  2018 We seek in BUDGET 2018 the implementation of A Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020. […]

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Budget 2016

A Start But More To Do Towards a Programme of Recovery for Older People 2016-2018 The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament welcomes Budget 2016 as a start in the process of Recovery for Older People and commit to our members that over the next two years we will continue to press and advocate for increased income and […]

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Senior Citizens Seek Recovery Programme For Older People

PRE-BUDGET / ELECTION SUBMISSION 2016 ECONOMY IN RECOVERY All the indicators are that we are in RECOVERY. In their Spring Economic Statement government said that their expected spend for BUDGET 2016 will be €1.2-€1.5billion. January 2016 will start a phased three year process of restoration to public sector workers and pensioners of cuts imposed under […]

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Bury Austerity In Budget 2015

Pre-Budget Submission 2015 We are pleased to note that at last there appears to be light at the end of a very long period of austerity and hopefully we can soon “DECENTLY BURY AUSTERITY”. An examination of the position shows very clearly that while the basic rate of pension has remained the  same, the value […]

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Stop the Austerity

IRISH SENIOR Citizens  Pre-Budget Submission Budget 2014 must have a strong message of HOPE. It must be FAIR to ALL across the lifecycle and must not seek to ignite fires between the generations. Citizens young and old are suffering from AUSTERITY FATIGUE. We welcome the fact that the State Pension has been maintained at the […]

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Questionaire For Budget 2014 15th &16th October 2013

HAVE YOUR SAY in QUESTIONNAIRE for BUDGET 2014 ON 15th and 16TH OCTOBER 2013 Dear Friend, Have your say and help us get to know what issues are most important and  vital to you as an older person. Just answer the following questions Question 1 What budgetary or other measures have had the biggest adverse affect on […]

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Budget 2013 Will Affect You

ACT NOW Some key elements of Budget 2013 are emerging through targeted leaks. All or most of them have the potential to affect you, your family and extended family. Many seem like proposals that may well emerge others may be just kite flying. However NOW is the time to act if you do not agree with what is being […]

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