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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.

Budget Chases the Cost of Living But Age Action Worried About Further Price Rises Next Year

(12 October 2021) Reacting to Budget 2022, Age Action welcomes the Government’s recognition that older people have been left behind for three years while the cost of living has gone up, but €5 on the State Pension will replace less than half of the €10.24 that the State Pension has lost in purchasing power since January 2019. The increase of €3 in the Living Alone allowance is welcome as it will assist the 4 in 10 older people who live alone.