Benefit Cap

The Benefit Cap – Truth, lies and statistics

The Benefit Cap – Truth, lies and statistics.
The benefit cap came into effect across four London boroughs this week. Some two and a half thousand families across Bromley, Croydon, Enfield and Haringey will begin to be impacted. A row has erupted over this controversial policy, and the impact it is likely to have. Our work in Lewisham shows that local authorities can have an impact on the number of households affected.

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Benefit Cap – latest

The DWP gave an update on the Benefit Cap to a small group of local authorities.  The key messages are summarised below. The benefit cap will be reviewed annually, and uprated at the Ministers discretion.  It is not clear whether the uprating will … Continued

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