Adequate Incomes

Poverty is not inevitable. Social welfare payments and supports, tax measures and wages can all be designed and delivered in ways that improve the incomes and prospects of people and families by assisting people to take-up and retentain employment.

These submissions relate to key policy issues around living incomes in and out of work and access to affordable credit

Latest Issue

SVP Submission on DSP Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

The Department of Social Protection is developing its new Statement of Strategy for 2016-2019.  SVP recommends that the Department’s role in poverty and equality proofing budgetary and policy decisions is included in the next Statement of Strategy and that actions are taken to support the achievement of the National Social Target for Poverty Reduction.

Published 25 Aug 2016 | PDF | 73.4 KB
SVP Submission on DSP Statement of Strategy 2016-2019
Published 25 Aug 2016 | PDF | 73.4 KB
Submission on Review of Maximum Rent Supplement Limits
Published 01 Aug 2014 | PDF | 87.43 KB
Submission to DSP on Fraud and Control Strategy
Published 12 Mar 2014 | PDF | 223.45 KB
SVP Submission on Supplementary Welfare Allowance - Review of Maximum Rent Suppliments
Published 05 May 2013 | PDF | 126.71 KB
SVP Submission to the Joint Review of the Labour Committes
Published 05 Feb 2013 | PDF | 310.93 KB