Access To Services

Some low income households struggle to get access to the services that most of us take for granted.

These Submissions relate to key policy areas in education, health, housing and homeless services, local government, as well as rural services.

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SVP Submission to the JOC on the future funding of Higher Education
This submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills in made in the context of current debates the future funding of higher education in Ireland. Drawing on SVP’s experience of supporting access to higher education and review of international evidence, the submission highlights the potential impact of Income Contingent Loans (ICL) on low income groups and outlines the social and economic case for investing in publicly funded higher education. 
Published 26 Oct 2017 | PDF | 743.63 KB