Access to services

Some low-income households struggle to get access to the services that most of us take for granted, especially in housing, education, health, local government, as well as rural services.

We’re working to cut user charges and reinstate vital services.

Latest Issue

SVP response to the Consultation Process on updating the Higher Education Authority Act 1971
Minister of State for Higher Education Authority, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, TD, launched  a public consultation  seeking views on  updating the Higher Education Authority Act 1971. SVP provided a detailed submission to the review, with an emphasis on ensuring higher education is accessible to marginalised and disadvantaged groups in Irish society.
Published 04 Sep 2018 | PDF | 235.03 KB
School uniform document for Boards of Management
Published 30 Apr 2013 | PDF | 404.95 KB
SVP Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection
Published 06 Mar 2013 | PDF | 268.23 KB
SVP submission on Preventing Homelessness: Changing Section 10 of the Housing Act (1988)
Published 06 Jan 2012 | PDF | 157.24 KB
SVP Submission on SOLAS
Published 06 Jan 2012 | PDF | 92.79 KB