€21.2 billion to be spent on Social Welfare in 2020From Department of Social Protection
Published on 8 October 2019
Last updated on 9 October 2019
Social welfare budget package prioritises vulnerable older people and children.
The 2020 Budget Figure was made in October 2019 when Covid '19 was a far away Nightmare & thus precluded from Budgetary consideration.
The Figs below are quoted near the beginning of the "Lost Decade";-
Dáil Éireann debate -Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009
Almost €21.3 billion is being provided for welfare services in 2009.
Social Welfare Bill 2009: Second Stage. Dáil Éireann debate - Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009
From the bad ol Days of Some "Recovery" to the worse ol Days of Same "Recovidery"