Green Party Proposes Basic Income For Care Leavers

Green Party Proposes Basic Income For Care Leavers

The Green Party NI has announced a fully-costed policy to offer a basic income payment to all young people leaving care in Northern Ireland, as part of their 2022 Assembly election manifesto.

Brian Smyth, the Green Party NI candidate for East Belfast said: "For too long, Stormont has put the interests of the fortunate few above the interests of the many. It’s time to change that.

"Owners of expensive houses valued at over £400,000 currently pay proportionately less rates than the rest of us. In the middle of a cost-of-living crisis it’s time to end tax breaks for the rich. "We’ll […]

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