Income Support

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd July 2020.

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Photo of Flick Drummond Flick Drummond Conservative, Meon Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to increase the level of the (a) personal expense allowance and (b) minimum income guarantee in line with the 2020 benefits up-rating.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The financial allowances including the personal expense allowance and minimum income guarantee rates are reviewed annually.

Future funding for social care will be set out at the next spending review.

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