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Cabinet Social Policy Committee (SOC)

Frequency: 
Meets weekly during sitting weeks
Identifier: 
SOC
Terms of reference:

To consider social policy and social investment issues, including education, health, justice and law and order, welfare reform, child poverty and vulnerable children.

Relevant portfolios: 

ACC
Arts, Culture and Heritage
Attorney-General
Children
Community and Voluntary Sector
Corrections
Courts
Disability Issues
Education
Ethnic Communities
Health
Justice
Māori Development
Pacific Peoples
Police
Seniors
Social Development
Social Housing
Social Investment
Sport and Recreation
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Veterans’ Affairs
Whanau Ora
Women
Youth

Membership (Chair in bold): 

Rt Hon Bill English
Hon Paula Bennett
Hon Steven Joyce
Hon Amy Adams
Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Hon Christopher Finlayson QC
Hon Michael Woodhouse
Hon Anne Tolley
Hon Hekia Parata
Hon Nikki Kaye
Hon Judith Collins
Hon Maggie Barry
Hon Paul Goldsmith
Hon Louise Upston
Hon Alfred Ngaro
Hon Nicky Wagner
Hon Mark Mitchell
Hon David Bennett
Hon Peter Dunne
Hon Te Ururoa Flavell
David Seymour