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Young people living independently: reflections on DWP's response to our report

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In May this year, the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) published a report on the subject a particularly vulnerable group of people in our society – young people living independently. It’s an interesting phrase that. It conjures an image of …

Young people living independently need social security too

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Young people who live independently often fall between the cracks of public services designed more with more stereotypical family types in mind. Social security is little different. Entitlement to benefits Nearly 40 years ago, entitlement to benefits was removed for …