Right2Change has published A New Fiscal Framework for a Progressive Irish Government” which outlines the economic choices a progressive Irish government could avail of in order to create a fairer more equal society.

Crucially, included in the Fiscal Framework is an explanation on how a government can fulfil the Right2Water policy of abolition of domestic water charges and how funding for water provision, sanitation and increased investment can be provided through progressive general taxation.

In total, the Fiscal Framework provides for an extra €9.4 billion over four years with increased spending on public services and income supports by more than €6 billion, or over 10 percent.

View the full document here:

 R2W Unions Fiscal Framework Document.pdf