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Social Development Committee Continue Evidence Sessions on Welfare Reform Bill

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 29 October 2012

Monday 29 October: The Committee will hear evidence from Church Groups, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, the Public and Commercial Services Union and from the Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance.

Tuesday 30 October: The NI Welfare Reform Group, the Equality Commission NI and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission will brief the Committee.

Wednesday 31 October: The Committee will take evidence from the Chartered Institute of Housing, The Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations, The Housing Rights Service and the Council for the Homeless.

Further evidence will be provided by the Citizens Advice Bureau, Action Mental Health, Disability Action and Mencap. 

Date                                                   Time                                       Venue

Monday 29 Oct                                 10am                                      Room 29

Tuesday 30 Oct                                10am                                      Room 29

Wednesday 31 Oct                           10am                                      Room 30

The above meetings will be open to the public and further information re: evidence sessions and agendas can be found on the Northern Ireland Assembly Aims Portal via the following link    

Media Interviews and Photography:

Please note photography, filming and interview requests with the Committee Chairperson Alex Maskey MLA may be available upon request.  

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