Welfare Reform Bill - Submissions

As part of the Committee Stage of the Welfare Reform Bill the Committee for Social Development issued a Call for Evidence which expired in October 2012. Below is a list of the submissions that the Committee received in response:

1. Advice NI Briefing Paper

2a. ICTU submission

2b. ICTU

2c. ICTU

3. Member of the Public response

4. Save the Children response

5. PCS Union

6. Office of the Social Fund Commissioner for NI

7. Experiences of Social Fund Customers in Northern Ireland

8. CBI Northern Ireland

9. WAVE submission (1)

9. WAVE submission (2)

10. Gary Hunter (MOP)

11. Action on Hearing Loss

12. Andrew Flavelle (MOP)

13. Belfast & Districts Trades Union Council

14. Centre for Cross Border Studies

15. Chartered Institute for Housing

16. Citizens Advice response -  Welfare Reform Bill - 19oct12 FINAL

17. Combat Stress - Ex Services Mental Welfare Society

18. Community Relations Council

19. Housing Policy Forum

20. Housing Rights Service

21. Low Incomes Tax Reform Group

22. Macmillan Cancer Support

23. National Deaf Childrens Society

24. NI Housing Council


26. NICCY 1 Submission

26. NICCY 2 submission on WR research reports 21 June 2012




30. RNIB


32. STEP

33. Supporting Communities NI

34. Law Centre NI

35. Welfare Reform the Churches Response

36. Niamh WelfareReformBill SubmissionOfEvidence Final 22-10-2012

37. Womens Ad-hoc Policy Group

38  NI Human Rights Commission

39. Mencap NI

40. Disability Action

41. NIHE

42a. Equality Commission

42b. Equality Commission

42c. Equality Commission

43. Barnardos

44a. Welfare Reform Group

44b. Welfare Reform Group


46. Age NI


48. Community Foundatuion Northern Ireland

49. Northern Irealnd Anti Poverty Network

50. College of Occupational Therapists

51. Law Centre NI – Suggested Amendments

52. Law Centre NI –Universal Credit Case Studies

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