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Experiences and effects of the benefit cap in Haringey October 2013

23/10/2013


Experiences and effects of the benefit cap in Haringey October 2013

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In June 2010 the government announced its intention to cap the total amount of welfare benefits any working age household can receive at £500 per week for households with children and £350 per week for child free households.
This report presents early lessons from Haringey one of the first areas to implement the benefit cap. It will be of interest to national policy makers; any local authority staff, councillors and local services involved with implementing the cap; and commentators with an interest in the impact and implications of welfare reforms.


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  • ?The graph on Page 14 says it all. The problem is not one of high benefits. The great majority of the money goes not to "lazy families" but to "greedy private landlords" of temporary accommodation and private lettings.

    Crofton, Bernard
 

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