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Review of the Covid-19 temporary measures

In August 2020 we launched a review of the social security measures that had been implemented by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Communities in Northern Ireland (DfC) to support those whose work, income and …

Rapid review of post-lockdown changes to social security benefits

The government response to Covid-19 has included a series of easements, adjustments and additions to social security benefit entitlements that the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) has welcomed as necessary and beneficial. We recognise that the unprecedented circumstances meant many …

Applauding our vital public services: delivering essential support during the Coronavirus pandemic

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When we all welcomed the arrival of the new year just three short months ago, I suspect very few – if any - of us could have imagined the relentless march of COVID-19 across the globe nor the impact it …