A comprehensive analysis of the human rights implications of the proposed Welfare Reform Bill for people in Northern Ireland

Gráinne McKeever, Liam Thornton

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The Welfare Reform Bill 2012 proposes significant changes to the structure of the current social security system. This research examined whether the 2012 Bill was compliant with the United Kingdom’s and Northern Ireland's domestic, European and international human rights obligations, with particular emphasis on the implications of the 2012 Bill for Northern Ireland.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUnknown Publisher
Number of pages40
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2012



  • Welfare law
  • international human rights law
  • European human rights law
  • socio-economic rights
  • Northern Ireland
  • Welfare Reform Bill

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