Govt 'should consult with people experiencing poverty'

The Combat Poverty Agency is calling on the Government to consult people experiencing poverty before drawing up policies on social inclusion.

The Combat Poverty Agency is calling on the Government to consult people experiencing poverty before drawing up policies on social inclusion.

The agency says the Government scores above average in terms of incorporating social inclusion in decision-making when compared with other EU states.

However, it says anti-poverty initiatives will only work if the people they target are involved in implementing change.

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