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3 P-05-771 Reconsider the closure of the Welsh Independent Living Grant and support disabled people to live independently
The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to pass the petitioner’s comments to the Minister for Children and Social Care and ask for:
2 P-05-771 Reconsider the closure of the Welsh Independent Living Grant and support disabled people to live independently
The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to
· Consider the petition further in the context of the budget announcement due later that afternoon; and in the meantime
· Write to the Minister for Social Services and Public Health to share the concerns of the petitioner and ask:
o whether she will publish the results of the public consultation and minutes of the stakeholder group as requested by the petitioner;
o whether an Equality Impact Assessment of the decision was carried out and can be provided to the Committee and petitioner; and
o for her views as to whether the planned transitional arrangements will ensure that the aims of the Social Services & Wellbeing (Wales) Act will have been put into practice by local authorities before the planned closure of the Welsh Independent Living Grant.