'It was an insult when all I saw was €2 a week, it's a disgrace' - Jobseeker's Allowance recipient on Budget 2020 disappointment  Independent.ieView full coverage on Google News
The budget was 'very disappointing' according to a Jobseeker's Allowance recipient who says he doesn't get invited anywhere because everyone knows he doesn't have the money to attend.The budget was 'very disappointing' according to a Jobseeker's Allowance recipient who says he doesn't get invited anywhere because everyone knows he doesn't have the money to attend.

'It was an insult when all I saw was €2 a week, it's a disgrace' - Jobseeker's Allowance recipient on Budget 2020 disappointment - Independent.ie

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection will receive an increase of €690 million, with the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform describing the allocation as more moderate and targeted than previous years.The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection will receive an increase of €690 million, with the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform describing the allocation as more moderate and targeted than previous years.

Social welfare budget receives 'moderate' allocation

A reduction in prescription charges, more medical cards, and €25m extra for the National Treatment Purchase Fund are among the health measures included in the Budget.A reduction in prescription charges, more medical cards, and €25m extra for the National Treatment Purchase Fund are among the health measures included in the Budget.

#Budget2020: More medical cards promised and prescription charges cut in health budget

The Christmas bonus will be paid as normal this December The Christmas bonus will be paid as normal this December

Budget 2020: €5 increase in living alone allowance and rise to €15 one parent family payment as part of social welfare measures - Irish Mirror Online

Headline Michael Clifford on #Budget2020: When the smoke clears, Brexit will be declared the big winnerBrexit was one of three threats demanding attention in Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2020 speech. The main threat, climate change, is existential, but apparently not considered urgent. Brexit is a threat that could deliver an economic wallop and then some. And, as this is a political forum, the third threat came from voters demanding an election budget.

Michael Clifford on #Budget2020: When the smoke clears, Brexit will be declared the big winner

“"The centre of Irish politics can not only hold, but adopt and change," says Paschal Donohoe on the fourth budget of three #budget2020”

Gavan Reilly on Twitter: ""The centre of Irish politics can not only hold, but adopt and change," says Paschal Donohoe on the fourth budget of three #budget2020"

“...last but not least, I’ll be joining ⁦@Cooper_m⁩ & ⁦@IvanYatesNT⁩ on the ⁦@TonightVMTV⁩ to discuss all that #Budget2020 contains to keep our country insulated from a No Deal #Brexit & to ensure that we protect the progress we have made into the future”

Paschal Donohoe on Twitter: "...last but not least, I’ll be joining ⁦@Cooper_m⁩ & ⁦@IvanYatesNT⁩ on the ⁦@TonightVMTV⁩ to discuss all that #Budget2020 contains to keep our country insulated from a No Deal #Brexit & to ensure that we protect the progress we have made into the future… https://t.co/RGBnaiClmu"

“We’ll have @Paschald on @lstwrd @todayfm 4.45pm for his first radio post budget speech interview...”

Matt Cooper on Twitter: "We’ll have @Paschald on @lstwrd @todayfm 4.45pm for his first radio post budget speech interview..."

“Penultimate interview of the evening about to take place, with a panel discussion on @RTE_PrimeTime starting at 9.35pm. I’ll be debating the Govt decisions made today in #Budget2020 and listening to the issues raised by the studio audience in attendance”

Paschal Donohoe on Twitter: "Penultimate interview of the evening about to take place, with a panel discussion on @RTE_PrimeTime starting at 9.35pm. I’ll be debating the Govt decisions made today in #Budget2020 and listening to the issues raised by the studio audience in attendance"

Minister Donohue has outlined: "I am allocating €3 million in order to pilot new agri-environmental schemes in 2020."Minister Donohue has outlined: "I am allocating €3 million in order to pilot new agri-environmental schemes in 2020."

Budget 2020: €3 million allocation for 'new agri-environmental schemes' - Agriland.ie

Budget 2020 revealed this afternoon | Highland Radio - Latest Donegal News and Sport

It was billed as the Brexit budget but Paschal Donohoe did not forget that this was also a pre-election budget. After setting aside more than €1.2 billion to help prepare farmers and business people for Britain’s expected no-deal exit from the European Union, the finance minister still managed to fiIt was billed as the Brexit budget but Paschal Donohoe did not forget that this was also a pre-election budget. After setting aside more than €1.2 billion to help prepare farmers and business...

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