Budget: Increase to Student Assistant Fund though no reversal to U26 jobseekers cuts

USI president Kevin Donoghue says Fine Gael hasn’t taken the opportunity to fully invest in young people



The release of Budget 2016 has seen a further €3 million committed to the Student Assistance Fund (SAF), after several years of decreases. However the jobseekers allowance for under 26s, which was cut in Budget 2014, remains unchanged despite a …