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28 July, 2015

Welsh Assembly's Public Accounts Committee urges Welsh Government to develop strategy to manage impact of welfare reform

New report also recommends that Welsh Government publishes a cost/benefit analysis of mitigating full impact of bedroom tax

28 July, 2015

Permanent residence for EEA nationals and their families

New HB guidance

28 July, 2015

More than 150,000 households receive assistance from Scottish Welfare Fund

New statistics also show that almost £3.9m awarded for food in 2014/2015, up from £2.4m the previous year

28 July, 2015

Contribution towards cost of providing for children living abroad does not have to made weekly / tribunal's error in assessing claimant's outgoings

[2015] UKUT 357 AAC

27 July, 2015

Scottish Social Justice Minister calls on Work and Pensions Secretary to rethink changes to definition of child poverty

'Any serious attempt to tackle inequality has to focus on in-work poverty', says Alex Neil

24 July, 2015

Government indicates that it has no plans to introduce charges for benefit appeals

Introduction of charges in the Social Entitlement Chamber would not be cost effective, says Ministry of Justice

24 July, 2015

Government withdraws funding for English classes for jobseeker’s allowance claimants

£45m cut to 'Esol plus mandation' programme will have 'immediate and devastating impact'

23 July, 2015

Only 37 per cent of those reaching state pension age in 2016/2017 will receive full amount of new state pension directly from the state

Minister of State for Pensions says shortfall will be compensated for by private pensions

22 July, 2015

Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry into DWP benefit delivery

Views sought on extent to which payments are made correctly and promptly, impact of errors and delays and how performance might be monitored and improved

22 July, 2015

DWP confirms details of universal credit roll out between September 2015 and April 2016

New benefit to go live in more than 200 local authority areas across England, Wales and Scotland

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29 July, 2015

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Review to consider benefit cuts for those with obesity, drug or alcohol problems who refuse to accept treatment theguardian.com/society/2015/j…

28 July, 2015

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Judgment due from the @UKSupremeCourt tomorrow in Secretary of State v Tolley (Deceased) rightsnet.org.uk/forums/viewthr…

28 July, 2015

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How robust is the evidence relating to migrants claiming benefits? wp.me/p3Zbho-zt

28 July, 2015

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Job vacancy: the Suzy Lamplugh Trust is advertising for a Helpline Advisor rightsnet.org.uk/jobs/helpline-…

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23 July, 2015

NRAM Plc v McAdam & Anor

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27 July, 2015

Chaplair Ltd v Kumari


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