Scrap Welfare Reform - Why we need to stop the Welfare Reform Bill
2 Oct 2014
Presentatin from a half day NIC-ICTU seminar held on Wednesday 1 October 2014
The Welfare State is under unprecedented attack with swingeing cuts already hitting the most vulnerable groups across most of the UK.
In Northern Ireland, trade unions and civil society organisations are campaigning to ensure that the Welfare Reform Bill gets scrapped.
This seminar heard from speakers including MPs and Disabled Rights Campaigners who outlined the impact of welfare reform on their constituencies.
Feastured speakers included:
- Maria Morgan, NIC ICTU
- Dave Anderson, MP for Blaydon
- Ellen Clifford, Inclusion London
- John McInally, PCS
- Lynn Carvill, Empty Purse Campaign
- Peter Bunting, ICTU
-Jackie Pollock, Chair NIC-ICTU
Irish Congress of Trade Unions