Irish Rural Link Pre Budget Submission 2018

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by Louise Lennon

The impact of the recession is still being felt in many rural areas and have not seen the same level of economic growth or employment as more urban areas have over the past couple of years.¬†Budget 2018 must protect the most vulnerable in our society. Adequate funding and resources must be put in place to ensure that everyone now has a basic standard of living and people are not further pushed into poverty. The necessary investment and Government will is now needed to ensure rural and regional development and the strategies and frameworks are fully realised. Budget 2018 must be both rural and poverty proofed so that every person regardless of where they live in the country can begin to benefit from economic growth………Full submission available here

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