National Social Monitor shows need for much greater investment in areas such as ageing, social housing and sustainability
We are focussing far too much on the performance of the economy and not nearly enough on issues such as aging, social housing and sustainability, that have major implications for the wellbeing of individuals and society as a whole according to the National Social Monitor 2015 published by Social Justice Ireland. It goes on to argue that a balance is required between the various aspects of life if the wellbeing of this and future generations is to be secured.
Social Housing Strategy 2020 fails to address the scale of the problem
Social Justice Ireland welcomes the publication of ‘Social Housing Strategy 2020: Support, Supply and Reform’ which is the most comprehensive attempt to address the social housing problem in a generation. However the strategy fails to deal with the scale of the social housing challenge facing Ireland today. Without addressing the issue of scale, the social housing problem will not be resolved.
A five-point plan for Government – What should be done now? - SPC 2014
The Irish State should play a greater role in industrial development, basing its decisions on skilful evidence-based analysis and deeper democratic participation, speakers stated in a round-table discussion at Social Justice Ireland’s 2014 Policy Conference.