PUP Cuts Make It Clear That Students Are Low-Hanging Fruit for the Government

Ireland“The announcement last week that students would be cut from the pandemic unemployment payment (PUP) from September 7th – before all other workers in the country – was both unfair and financially painful for college-goers. After the Irish Daily Mail reported on an unnamed government minister making comments about students ‘lying in bed and enjoying the PUP grant’ a few weeks ago, it was clear that cuts could well have been on the horizon …” (more)

[University Times, 7 June]

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