Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 3rd July 2015.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to lower the benefit cap to £23,000 per year.

Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he plans to bring forward proposals to limit the benefit cap to £23,000 per year through (a) primary legislation, (b) secondary legislation and (c) other methods.

Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 June 21015 to Question 1695, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to lower the benefit cap before his Department's impact assessment is published.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

Details of the policy and impact assessment will be announced in due course.

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