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24 th October 2007. NWCI 2008 Pre-Budget Submission. Presented by: Orla O’Connor Head of Policy, NWCI. Pre-Budget 2008 Submission. Social Welfare Women’s Health Childcare Migration and Anti-Racism Violence Against Women Decision Making. Social Welfare.

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nwci 2008 pre budget submission

24th October 2007

NWCI 2008 Pre-Budget Submission

Presented by: Orla O’ConnorHead of Policy, NWCI

pre budget 2008 submission
Pre-Budget 2008 Submission
  • Social Welfare
  • Women’s Health
  • Childcare
  • Migration and Anti-Racism
  • Violence Against Women
  • Decision Making
social welfare
Social Welfare
  • Increase Personal Social Welfare Rates by €18.00.
  • Increase Child Benefit for the 1st and 2nd child by €10 per month and by €15 for the 3rd and subsequent child.
  • Increase OPFP by €18.00.
  • Increase all Child Dependent Allowances up to standard rate of €22.00.
  • Increase the SWA payment for people in direct provision to €40.90
economic independence for women
Economic Independence for Women
  • Abolish the limitation rule for all payments.
  • Provide for full payments to all qualified adults and pay them directly
  • Change the ‘disregards’ in the homemakers scheme into ‘credits’ and make them retrospective to 1973.
  • Introduce a means-tested parental allowance for all low-income parents of children up to age 8 years and a part-time parental allowance for all low-income parents of children aged 8 to 14.
health well being of women
Health & Well Being of Women
  • Full national rollout of Cervical and Breast Screening
  • Provide medical cards to all children up to age 18.
  • Allocate resources of €16.5m to community based women’s organisations and a specific budget line for the National Traveller Health Strategy
  • Introduce a cost of disability payment for disabled people.
migration and anti racism
Migration and Anti -Racism
  • Allocate €10million to the fund for Initiatives to Support the Integration of Legally resident Immigrants
  • Allocate €3milion for the implementation of the National Action Plan Against Racism
childcare
Childcare
  • Introduce 4 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Introduce 5 days paternity leave.
  • Initiate Universal early education for 3 and 4 year olds on a phased implementation over 3 years.
  • Initiate subsidised extended care for 3 and 4 year olds on a phased implementation over 3 years.
violence against women
Violence Against Women
  • Establish a national funding framework for NGO’s working on violence against women through the COSC Office.
  • Develop dedicated budget lines in the 6 Government departments which have a role in responding to, and preventing violence against women
  • Distribution of the€4.5million allocated in Budget 2007 in addition to 2008 expenditure
decision making
Decision Making
  • Allocate €4million to support the development of community based women’s organisations and networks.
  • Allocate €2.5 million for the establishment of supports to promote the participation of women in political decision making.