Chair, SSAC

Dr Stephen Brien

Biography

Dr Stephen Brien was appointed as Chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) from 14 September 2020.

Chair, SSAC

The chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) leads a committee of members appointed by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to:

  • give advice on social security issues as it sees fit
  • consider and report on social security regulations that have been referred to it
  • advise on matters referred to it by the Secretary of State or the Northern Ireland department responsible for social security
  • scrutinise the products produced by the Department for Work and Pensions

Social Security Advisory Committee