Submission with FLAC on Social Welfare Bill 2016

The Social Welfare Bill 2016, published on the 4th of November 2016, signified the legislative effect to the social welfare measures announced in Budget 2017. It also dealt with a number of other unrelated matters. FLAC and CLM’s joint submission addressed a number of relevant issues including the general manner in which social welfare bills are presented in the Houses of the Oireachtas as well as specific parts of the Bill itself.

FLAC and CLM also highlighted a number of matters which are, regrettably, not addressed in the Bill. To read the full submission click here.