01 September 2016
SVP welcomes the reduction of 2.1% in the proposed Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO) level from 1st October next
but still insists that the existence of the levy itself should be reviewed for the sake of fairness to consumers.
19 February 2016
Focus Ireland, Simon Communities of Ireland, Society of St Vincent de Paul and Threshold say all parties and groups must have clear commitments to address homelessness and housing
18 August 2015
The latest research which shows that rents have risen dramatically in Dublin and the surrounding counties clearly shows that the Government must revise the Rent Supplement nationally but particularly in those areas, according to the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP).
05 August 2015
The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has described as derisory the €4 per household decrease in the 2015/2016 Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO) on electricity bills.
24 June 2015
Thursday 25 June is the last date of payment of the One-Parent Family Payment to over 30,000 families as their youngest child reaches 7 years of age. This is resulting in increased levels of consistent poverty for many vulnerable families. Two...
18 June 2015
Providing a financial incentive to landlords for accepting tenants on the Housing Assistance Payment is a radical proposal from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) in its Budget 2016 submission launched today.
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