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NI Welfare Reform Group (NIWRG)

Briefing: Notes on welfare reform bill after further consideration (2015)

This briefing for Welfare Reform Group members provides an update on the Welfare Reform Bill as it cleared Further Consideration stage early 2015.

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Briefing: NIASC / NICVA proposals for further consideration stage (2015)

With NICVA and consortium partners, we address MLAs debating the Welfare Reform Bill at the Further Consideration stage. We outline our two priorities for change: the introduction of a statutory right to independent advice and a different approach to sanctions.

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Briefing: Impact of welfare reform (2013)

This Welfare Reform Group briefing for the Assembly summarises key welfare reform issues for Northern Ireland and suggests how the Assembly might seek to address some of the most harmful impacts.

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Briefing: Suggested amendments to welfare reform bill (2012)

We propose a number of legislative changes to the Social Development Committee that would address some of the most harmful impacts of the Welfare Reform Bill.

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Briefing: The parity principle (2012)

This Welfare Reform Group briefing explains the parity principle in the context of social security.

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Briefing: View on welfare reform (2012)

This Welfare Reform Group briefing to the Social Development Committee analyses the Welfare Reform Bill.

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Response: Clause-by-clause analysis (2012)

This is a clause-by-clause analysis of the Welfare Reform Bill for the Social Development Committee.

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