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    • Barnardos Chidren's Budget 2018 (pre budget submission) 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      While the economic recovery is clearly evidenced in some sections of society, there are many others who are still struggling to catch up due to the combination of inadequate public services and persistent cycles of poverty ...
    • Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime: Invest in Children: Barnardos' Pre-budget Submission, 2005. 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2004)
      The theme of the 2005 Barnardos Pre-Budget Submission to Government is "Invest in Children". It is a truism to state that children are a country's future but Barnardos would argue that investment in this generation of ...
    • Budget 2006: Invest in Children’s Future 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      Budget 2006 must reduce the gap between the rich and the poor. Ireland has the 3rd highest level of poverty across 18 industrialised countries, with the richest 10% of the population having 9.7 times more wealth than the ...
    • This is Barnardos’ Children’s Budget 2007 

      Barnardos (2006)
      Barnardos is putting forward a Children’s Budget for 2007. This budget submission prioritises the key factors that determine the quality of children’s lives - household income, education, medical needs and play/recre ...
    • This is Barnardos’ Children’s Budget 2008 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The recommendations we are putting forward in the Children’s Budget 2008 stand to benefit all children living in Ireland but specifically those living in poverty. Children living in poverty need targeted income help for ...
    • Children’s Budget 2009 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      2009 will be a difficult year. The threat of recession is already foreshadowed by increasing unemployment and rising cost of living. For many of us, the coming belt-tightening is an inevitable reality but one that means ...
    • Children's Budget 2013 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
      There is little doubt that the recession has taken its toll on families across Ireland in recent years. All families, with few exceptions, have struggled with the impact of increasingly stretched incomes. However, there ...
    • Analysis of Budget 2013 from a Children and Families Perspective 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
      Barnardos is deeply concerned about the impact the measures outlined in Budget 2013 will have on children and families across Ireland, particularly those struggling on low incomes. This Budget belies the Government’s ...
    • Children’s Budget 2014 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
      Children are growing up feeling hopeless and helpless. The impact of consecutive austerity budgets has put substantial pressure on their families. Parents are coping with overwhelming stress and anxiety and Barnardos is ...
    • Analysis of Budget 2014 from a Children and Families Perspective 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
      Barnardos welcomes some key measures announced in Budget 2014 particularly those that will ease the financial burden on many hard pressed families. The introduction of practical measures such as free GP care to the under ...
    • Children’s Budget 2015 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2014)
      As 2014 progresses there is increasing commentary highlighting Ireland’s return to economic growth with better than expected exchequer returns, reducing unemployment and increasing consumer confidence. But such commentary ...
    • Analysis of Budget 2015 from a Children and Families Perspective 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2014)
      Barnardos is pleased that some announcements made in Budget 2015 show the Government is keen to offer some relief to low income families. Measures such as a €5 increase in child benefit for all families will help alleviate ...
    • Analysis of Budget 2016 from a Child Perspective 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2015)
      Barnardos welcomes the investment in children in Budget 2016 as an important first step in tackling child poverty and inequality. It will, however, take a sustained plan to properly resource the services which most impact ...
    • Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2015)
      Irish political and public discourse has firmly shifted from recession to recovery. This rhetoric is supported by Exchequer accounts, with the Government announcing it expects a substantial surplus in this year’s budget.1 ...
    • 2017 Pre Budget Submission 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      Budget 2017 presents an opportunity which must not be wasted. Not only will this be the first budget of a new government undertaking a collaborative approach to governing as a minority, but it also cements the return to ...
    • Children's Budget 2018: Key Recommendations 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are 5 times more likely to perform poorly in science, reading and maths compared to their advantaged peers.
    • Children’s Perspective of Budget 2018 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      Budget 2018 has provided some small gains for families, such as funding for frontline health services and investment in housing supports. However, it is disappointing that it fails to provide real solutions for the major ...
    • Children's Budget 2019 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018-06)
      When a child is lost, the world takes notice. Search parties are formed. Front-page stories are printed. Airports are closed. We are captivated by the terror. And we will all work hard to find that child because we know ...
    • Children's Perspective of Budget 2019 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018-10-10)
      Budget 2019 demonstrates some effort to tackle child poverty through much needed social welfare changes; but the Government failed to deliver the ambition and vision required to meet its own target of lifting 100,000 ...
    • Children's Budget 2020 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2019-07)
      Barnardos mission is to help transform children’s lives through our services; support parents; and challenge society where it fails our children. Barnardos works with vulnerable children who have experienced an adverse ...