Independent Review Service
 for the Social Fund
  Organisational Structure   

Organisational Structure

The Social Fund Commissioner heads the IRS and is appointed by the Secretary of State for Social Security. This is a statutory appointment, with duties provided by Acts of Parliament. The Commissioner is required to report annually, in writing, to the Secretary of State on the standard of reviews by Social Fund Inspectors.

The Inspectors and other staff appointed by the Commissioner, together form the Independent Review Service for the discretionary Social Fund.

The organisation's structure is designed to support the effective achievement of our business objectives. It is based on team working and includes:

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