08/11/2011

INOU Calls For No Further Social Welfare Cuts

The Irish National Organisation for the Unemployed (INOU) is calling on the Government not to slash social welfare any further in December’s budget.

Launching their pre-Budget Submission this morning the group called for no further cuts to voluntary or community organisations providing vital assistance to those in need.

Brid O'Brien, INOU Head of policy, said: "Ireland needs to look at a comprehensive property/wealth tax. We're one of the few European countries that doesn't have such a tax. In other countries it brings in significant income."

(GK)












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