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In-work Poverty Review

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P.2018/140 - Scrutiny Management Committee

pdf icon Amendment 1 - Deputy St Pier & Deputy Stephens [582kb]

The States are asked to decide:

Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled 'In-work Poverty Review', dated 23rd November 2018, they are of the opinion:

1. To direct the Committee for Health & Social Care to investigate improving equity of access to primary health care and to report back to the States no later than the end of 2019 with any proposals.

2. To direct the Committee for Health & Social Care to investigate improving equity of access to emergency health care and to report back to the States no later than the end of 2019 with any proposals.

3. To direct the Policy & Resources Committee and the Committee for Employment & Social Security to consider the implementation of additional options within the benefit/tax system and to report back to the States no later than the end of 2019 with any proposals.

4. To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to investigate improving data collection relating to in-work poverty and to report back to the States no later than the end of June 2019 with any proposals.

5. To direct the Committee for Employment & Social Security, the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure and the Policy & Resources Committee to investigate housing policy proposals, to support people experiencing in-work poverty and to report back to the States no later than the end of this term with any proposals.

The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.

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