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Publications from 2010

Government has failed to protect the vulnerable according to the 17 organisations in the Community and Voluntary Pillar of social partnership.

In its five-point integrated recovery strategy which forms part of its submission for Budget 2011 (launched September 7, 2010) the Pillar argues that this failure must and can be reversed in Budget 2011. The key elements in the Pillar's strategy involve:

Social Justice Ireland's Policy Briefing on Poverty 2010

The unfair and breathtakingly unjust decisions made in Budget 2010 will damage Ireland’s economic development and social development.

Ireland is currently facing a series of inter-related crises i.e.: banking (property bubble collapse and little lending to small and medium-sized businesses); fiscal; economic (competitiveness and job losses); social (income loss, services being cut back as demand rises); reputational.