Social welfare

UK Supreme Court: NI Attorney General’s application to refer 'devolution issue' refused

The UK Supreme Court has refused to accept an application from the Attorney General for Northern Ireland to refer what he said was a “devolution issue” under the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

Published 5 February 2020

Dr Michael Wardlow: End of the road for welfare reform mitigation

Dr Michael Wardlow, chief commissioner of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, considers the future of welfare in Northern Ireland.

Published 24 December 2019

CAB recovers more than €11m from criminals drawing social welfare

Criminals drawing social welfare payments have been stripped of more than €11 million by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) over two decades, the Sunday Independent reports.

Published 25 November 2019