Welfare rights news

17 November, 2000

Variation of Leave Order (VOLO)

New regulations in force from 2 October 2000

17 November, 2000

New Incapacity Benefit rules from April 2001

Draft regulations published

16 November, 2000

Tribunal of Cmmrs’ ruling on Mob C.

Government to consider amending regulations

16 November, 2000

Review of Tribunals

Summary of responses to consultation

15 November, 2000

Tax Credit Changes

New SI introduces miscellaneous amendments

15 November, 2000

Pension Credit proposals

Government publish Consultation Paper

14 November, 2000

Compensation Recovery Unit change of address

New amending SI

13 November, 2000

Temporary increases in the Winter Fuel Payment

For Winter 2000/2001

13 November, 2000

Tax Credit Uprating

New rates from April 2001

13 November, 2000

NI Contributions

Thresholds from April 2001

10 November, 2000

Benefit Uprating April 2001

New rates announced - extra increases for carers, pensioners and people with disabilities

7 November, 2000

Pension Sharing on Divorce

Revised Statutory Instrument

7 November, 2000

Incapacity Benefit & SDA Reform

Commencement Order paves the way for new rules from April 2001

7 November, 2000

Employment Zone participants

New income and capital rules

6 November, 2000

Child Benefit amendments

Inc. new rules for children in residential accommodation and local auth care

2 November, 2000

DSS services on-line

e-Business strategy statement published

1 November, 2000

Tax Credits and the Commissioners

Amendment regulations

1 November, 2000

Statutory Maternity Pay

New rules for those who are dismissed

30 October, 2000

The Asylum Support Voucher Scheme

Opportunity to feed into the Govt. review