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Two children restriction

Kay_Tade - 21/10/2016

[quote=andyrichards]The consultation - that will run until 27 November 2016 - seeks evidence and ...

Post Graduate Masters Loan

Kully Bains - 21/10/2016

As reg 64 para 5 has not been amended to include : and postgraduate master’s degree loans, ...

Two children restriction

andyrichards - 21/10/2016

This is the announcement of a consultation to be held on exemptions.  I suppose there are so ...

Responsibility For Child Of The Landlord

Kay_Tade - 21/10/2016

[quote=Pete Mc]Thanks guys, I have told the assessor to find out what she can from Social Service ...

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Benefits cap; letter from DWP


Local Authority Chief Executive 19
September 2016 Dear Chief Executive I

Supported accommodation statement


New Welfare Powers Transferred to the Scottish Parliament starting today


The Scottish Parliament today takes on new powers
which will allow it to adapt the existing UK welfa...

Startling new statistics show that 67% of specialist domestic abuse refuges in England will be forced to close if they are not exempted from the Government’s plans to cap housing benefit.