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Welfare State: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN HL664, tabled on 19 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of welfare reform not being agreed in Northern Ireland.

Answered on

29 June 2015

The failure to implement welfare reform puts the entire Stormont House Agreement at risk, including the steps it contains to pave the way for a more stable and prosperous Northern Ireland and to help deal with the past.