Motion: Right to Work: Right to Welfare Checklist for Social Security Decision Makers

Council - 6th February 2018

To consider the following motion of which due notice has been given:

“That this Council supports the right to work: Right to Welfare (R2W) group’s “People’s Proposal” aim at introducing a simple but vital checklist for Social Security decision makers. This Council supports this aim and will write to the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Communities calling for the issuance of guidance to all decision makers, requiring them to ensure that both due process and impact assessments are undertaken and fully complied with in the decision making process.”

Proposed by: Councillor J Coyle, seconded by Councillor Rogers