Agenda item

Welfare Reform (C164/19)


Councillor Harkin referred to the Motion and asked for an update regarding the recommendation to convene a meeting with the relevant parties.  He stated that it was a matter of urgency that the meeting be convened due to the repercussions of welfare reforms on the people throughout the City and District.  He stated that he had contacted officers regarding the matter and was awaiting a response.

The Mayor advised that all the key partners had been identified and that Members would be notified of an agreed date for the meeting.  She stated that officers would action this as soon as possible and for Members to make themselves available throughout the recess.

Councillor Donnelly asked that Members receive a list of those key partners that have been contacted on the matter.