Welfare reform information session
Coiste na nIarchimí & Tar Isteach are holding an information public meeting in St Mary's College, Belfast on Tuesday 26 april, 7pm to 9pm.
Our social security legal adviser, Jacqui Loughrey, will give an outline of the welfare reform timeline and mitigations package.
The biggest change to the welfare system for 60 years is about to happen. Thousands of individuals and households will be impacted - affecting all working age claimants aged 16 to 65.
The meeting will provide information on:
- The replacement of DLA with PIP
- The time limiting of contribution based Employment & Support Allowance
- The reform of the Social Fund to include Community Care Grants
- Discussion on the proposed Mitigation Package and Transitional Protection