Category Archives: Benefits

Universal Credit – doff your cap

Welfare bill £192bn Savings from universal credit cap, about £270m to £330m depending on which year you look at.  Let’s say £300m a year.  Sounds a lot doesn’t it?  That’s until you put the zeros in and then see what … Continue reading

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Housing Benefit Update

Here on the DWP site you can get the latest releases of Housing Benefit statistics. The April 11 release relates to Nov 10 to Jan 11.  The release shows that the number of claimants has been climbing over the last … Continue reading

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Update on Housing Benefit

From 1st April changes started to be introduced for those claiming Housing Benefit. For those renting in the private sector the amount you can claim is set by what the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is at that time. You will … Continue reading

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