Research Papers 2015

Synopsis: Here you will find a list of Social Development Committee research papers published during 2015.

The Housing (Amendment) Bill

- Date: 09/11/2015

The Housing (Amendment) Bill was introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly on the 30 June 2015. This Bill paper explores the provisions of the Bill; the policy context behind those provisions; and issues highlighted by respondents to the Committee for Social Developmentā€™s Call for Evidence on the Bill.


Pension Schemes Bill

- Date: 28/06/2015

The Pension Schemes Bill aims to encourage greater risk sharing in private pension arrangements and to allow for new types of pension arrangements based on the extent of risk that is borne by scheme members.


Comparison of In-Work Poverty in NI, GB and ROI

- Date: 28/04/2015

This paper provides a comparison of the working poor in Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland.


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