Social Welfare Rates: Budget 2022

Posted on Monday, 6 September 2021
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This briefing examines the importance of maintinaing adequate levels of social welfare, the case for increasing social welfare rates by €10 in Budget 2022 and the case for benchmarking social welfare rates to 27.5 per cent of average weekly earnings and indexation of social welfare rates to the Minimum Essential Standard of Living.