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‘A million good reasons’ NYCI Pre-Budget 2018 Submission

Our Pre Budget 2018 submission ‘A Million Good Reasons’ published earlier this summer was widely covered in the media (Irish Times Call for €32m Budget spend on youth mental health care’ Irish Independent ‘€47m youth work spend demanded in Budget 2018and 'Urgent need' for 2,000 mental health nurses Irish Examiner Youth Council wants more guidance counselling posts restored in Budget 2018). We'll continue to work to highlight these youth issues and the other Budget priorities outlined in the document in advance of Budget 2018 this October.

You can download your copy of the NYCI Pre-Budget 2018 Submission ‘A million good reasons’  here. The document details a range of costed measures and calls for action on:

  • Enhancing Youth Work Services
  • Halving Long Term Youth Unemployment
  • Equality for Young Jobseekers
  • Equality for Young Workers
  • Tackling Youth Homelessness
  • Enhancing Youth Mental Health Supports and Services
  • Easing the Financial Burden on Students in Third Level Education
  • Greater Contribution to the Cost of Alcohol Related Harm