BMW region has seen greatest employment reduction since 2008 – SJI

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An independent think-tank is calling for the next government to invest more in public services and social housing, to avoid a 'broken society'.

New research by Social Justice Ireland, shows that rural areas of the country have higher poverty rates than towns and cities.

The Border, Midlands and Western region has seen one of the greatest reductions in full-time employment since 2008, and one of the lowest levels of IDA supported employment.

Director of Social Justice Ireland Dr Sean Healy, says the next government needs to reverse the inequalities.........