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Alone recommends fuel allowance increase for Budget 2023

Sep 24, 2022 09:09 By Shannonside News
Alone recommends fuel allowance increase for Budget 2023 Alone recommends fuel allowance increase for Budget 2023
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Budget 2023 will be released on Tuesday, September 27th.

Alone is recommending the fuel allowance begin in September and end in May, with an increase from €33 to €53 per week.

Its also calling for an increase of €40 in the State Pension over the next two budgets.

The organisation has urged the government to simplify the processes for older people who are applying for entitlements.

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CEO of Alone Sean Moynihan said more than one hundred thousand older people are at risk of food and energy poverty this winter.

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