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Age Action Budget Submissions to Government

Part of the remit of Age Action is to advocate Government and other bodies with and on behalf of older people. We have grown to become the leading advocacy organisation for older people.

This advocacy work includes Budget submissions. On this page you will find links to our most recent Pre-Budget Submission, as well as links to previous Age Action Pre-Budget Submissions.

Concerns about Proposed Amendments to the Fair Deal Scheme in Relation to Rental Income

(10 May 2022) Age Action will address the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage on Planning: on the Provision of housing for older people, including Fair Deal on 10 May, where they will advocate for a package of safeguarding measures to be put in place to protect older people living in nursing homes as well as reforms to allow 100% of rental income on the person's primary residence to be disregarded by the HSE under the Nursing Home Support Scheme (Fair Deal).