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# Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice

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# Growing pains
It costs €50 more per week to raise a teenager than it does a primary school child
The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice is calling for a weekly increase of €5 to social welfare supports for Irish children.
# Insolvency guidelines
Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures
The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice said that the figures were “an adapted version of the Minimum Essential Budget Standards data”.
# Child Benefit
Child benefit payments only cover 11 per cent of costs in some cases
A new survey shows the cost of raising children is at its highest during infancy and then again when they are in secondary school.