welfare reform

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Social security systems based on dignity and respect – Invitation to tender

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seeking to commission research on the design of social security systems based on the concepts of dignity and respect. The deadline for tenders is 1pm, 2 February 2017. Under the Scotland Act 2016, legislative responsibility for particular areas of social security will be devolved to the Scottish Parliament.  … Continue reading

Deadline looms for new SLSA Stream: Social rights, citizenship and the welfare state

By Ciara Fitzpatrick The establishment of this new stream at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference (on 5-7 April 2017, at Newcastle University) reflects the prevalence of current debates on social rights, citizenship, and the welfare state. The convenors consider that there is no area of law more closely aligned with the social and the … Continue reading