Influencing European Policy

Our policy and advocacy work will try to ensure that those most damaged by the austerity measures are protected from further cuts and erosion in services.

We want to see living standards improved through the provision of better thought out policies and programmes.

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Submission to the Department of Taoiseach on the National Reform Programme

The SVP Social Justice and Policy team contributes proactively in the annual European Semester cycle of monitoring, review and correction where Member States work together towards agreed social, economic and environmental goals. 

SVP offers its analysis of where the Irish Government should focus its investment priorities. We want to see a balanced approach to future reform, investment and prioritisation in the areas of social housing, early-years childcare and after-school care and energy poverty.

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