Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 27th June 2016.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 21 July 2015 (HL1153), whether they will now provide an estimate of how many, and what proportion of, households affected by the proposed reduction of the benefit cap to £23,000 per year receive (1) Employment and Support Allowance, (2) Income Support, and (3) Jobseeker's Allowance.

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We will publish an impact assessment in due course.

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