In an open letter, McNulty condemns the Department of Social Protection’s decision to declare homeless single mother and prospective TCD student Erica Fleming ineligible for the welfare support
This week Irish media and TCD President Kieran McNulty have called on the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, to revoke the Government’s recent reforms to the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and the Family Income Allowance for ‘One-Parent Families’.…
Proposed adjustment to the minimum wage criticised on social media
Cuts to social welfare rates and the minimum wage have been advocated by Young Fine Gael (YFG) in a policy document launched today.
Key proposals outlined in the document include introducing a system of mutual obligation for social welfare recipients, …
A young candidate in the upcoming local elections has claimed that he was questioned over his political views by an official from the Department of Social Protection. Karl Gill, a 23-year-old candidate for Dún Laoghaire with People Before Profit, also …