The proposed welfare reforms have been widely described as the most radical shake up of the social security system in over 40 years. The aim of the reforms and subsequent Bill is to simplify the benefits system, improve work incentives to encourage claimants to move from benefits to work and reduce administration costs. However, the implementation of the changes will impact upon a significant percentage of the working age population in Northern Ireland.
Welfare Reform: Les Allamby, Law Centre (NI) on the Welfare Reform Bill in a Northern Ireland context
At an event held by NICVA and the Law Centre (NI) in Belfast, the most radical shake up of the social security system in over 40 years came under the spotlight. The event was broadcast live over the Internet.
If you'd like to find out more about the Welfare Reform Bill and engage with prominent decision makers and contributors to the Bill, join NICVA and the Law Centre (NI) at their major conference on Tuesday 6 March, or