Tag: Poverty

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Concern raised that employers will recover overpaid benefits from earnings

Green Party MLA Clare Bailey has today, Monday, 25 July 2016, highlighted her concerns over moves...

Proposal for free school meals

The Green Party is seeking to introduce free school meals for all children in P1 –P3....

Green New Deal would see 15,000 jobs created

Green Party leader Steven Agnew has today, Monday 18 April, outlined the Party’s vision for job...
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Injustice of poverty needs to be brought under control

Deputy leader Clare Bailey takes a look at issues surrounding child poverty in Northern Ireland. Child...
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Children’s basic needs must be met

All children should receive the services they need to reach their full potential. Their basic needs...
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Child poverty – a real issue for Northern Ireland

Steven Agnew MLA is today (Monday 22 June) hosting an event highlighting extent of child poverty...
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Door left open for introduction of Bedroom Tax to Northern Ireland

In an exchange in the Assembly today during the Welfare Reform debate, Green MLA Steven Agnew...
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A slash and burn approach to taxation is the wrong answer

As details of industrial-scale tax avoidance leak from Luxembourg, we reprint Steven Agnew’s Debate NI column...

Benefits cap is both ‘immoral and economically illiterate’

The Green Party in Northern Ireland has called upon MPs to reject the coalition’s Welfare Benefits...

Green MLA demands action on childcare provision

North Down Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has called on the Executive to take the issue...