Posts Tagged 'Government'

Family Crisis and Coalition Cuts

I spied this article in the Guardian today: Social Workers forced to focus on family crises due to coalition cuts, study says

Does anyone have an opinion on this? A copy of the study itself is available here: Families on the Frontline: local spending on children’s services in austerity

Ciara

Independent Review Service for the Social Fund

This is perhaps the final Social Fund Commissioner’s Annual Report and covers the period 2011/2012. The Welfare Reform Act 2012 contains provision to abolish this role, bringing with it the end to the independent review process. Current arrangements for the payment of Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans will end, with powers transferred to Scottish Government and consequently local authorities.
The article can be read here.

Ciara

p.s. some of the Chairs met last night to discuss plans for 2013…it’s going to be good!

Reminder – ELPF Meeting!

Just a reminder of our next meeting, on Thursday 26th July 2012 at Cafe Camino. 9.15am for a 9.30am start. The meeting will be chaired by Aisling Downey and the topic is Welfare Reform. All feedback welcome, as are suggestions for future meetings!

Ciara

Welfare Reform

This might be of intrest to people – it’s a short guide to welfare changes planned for 2013 from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals.

e-media Article June 2012 – Welfare reforms


Next ELPF meeting: Wednesday 23 August, 09:30-12:30, Venue to be confirmedAugust 23rd, 2017
58 days to go.

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