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Latest Forum Posts

DHP for removal costs

Dawnie - 18/08/2017

Housing Dept secured an arrangement with a 'man with a van' and we ask people to use him ...

Universal Credit, Benefit Cap, APA, DHP case study

JonnyC - 18/08/2017

Yes; it is a very hard cap when applied to UC

If there is a housing cost element within ...

Universal Credit, Benefit Cap, APA, DHP case study

Joe Dunn - 18/08/2017

so they can in effective reduce the money needed to care for her and her 5 children?

co ...

Universal Credit & Benefit Cap Reduction

Joe Dunn - 18/08/2017

hello,  thank you for the response.  So as the APA is in place Universal Credit are kno ...

Latest News

A group of 31 MPs writes to urge the government to postpone the introduction of universal credit in their constituencies until after the festive period

08/08/2017

"We are concerned about the Department for Work
and Pensions’ proposed rollout of universal
credit...

Department for Work and Pensions welcomes new ministerial team

16/06/2017

The new team at the Department for Work and
Pensions is: Secretary of State – Rt Hon
David Gauk...

Benefit cap "starting to bite" across Britain

03/05/2017

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/commi
ttees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committ...

"Chancellor Philip Hammond facing calls from own party to review four-year benefit freeze"

17/04/2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/chan
cellor-philip-hammond-facing-calls-from-his-own-pa...