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Welfare Reforms – changes to benefits

10th Jul

This year, the government is introducing a number of changes to the way that benefits are administered and calculated.   The council’s website provides updates about these changes as information becomes available, as some of the changes are yet to be finalised by the government. From 1 April 2013, changes came in to: Council Tax Benefit Read more

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Changes to DLA benefits

3rd Jun

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit which replaced Daily Living Allowance (DLA) for people of working age from April 2013. It assesses your ability to carry out activities to do with daily living and/or mobility. New claims for PIP can be made from June 2013. If you are already receiving DLA and your Read more

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