the following are reasons for establishment of the Economic and Social Council in Kenya.
- To advise the national government and Parliament on matters of economic and social concern to the people of the Republic.
- To advise the national government on the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategic economic and social policies.
- To consider and report to Parliament on the economic and social implications of all Bills and budgetary proposals introduced in Parliament.
- To monitor progress in the improvement of the living standards of the people of Kenya, particularly those of the poor and the disadvantaged.