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New Style contributory benefits: how well are they working?

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As part of our independent work programme we have recently started a detailed study into New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance and New Style Employment and Support Allowance. These two contributory benefits are for working age individuals who have been in paid …

Involving disabled people in social security developments that affect them

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In our report, published today, we set out to understand how the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) involves disabled people in developing, delivering and evaluating programmes that affect them. There is growing recognition across public policy – from health …

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 …