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It is estimated that reducing the cap to £20,000 for couples and lone parents would increase the number of households impacted by an additional 115,000 in 2013-14. The cap level for single households with no children is kept constant at £350 per week.
This estimate is consistent with the data used in a recent ad-hoc publication to estimate the number of households affected by the benefit cap. This can be found at: