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Daily news and case law updates across five areas of social welfare law: welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment and community care. Subscribe for updates.

29 July, 2019

Mims Davies appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DWP

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29 July, 2019

Number of households threatened with homelessness in Wales increased by 18 per cent in 2018/2019

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29 July, 2019

3.7 million workers in the UK are in insecure work

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29 July, 2019

Nearly half of the 14.3 million people in poverty in the UK live in a family where someone is disabled

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29 July, 2019

Employment case law round up

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25 July, 2019

Peers express 'surprise and disappointment' at DWP using negative procedure to bring in managed migration regulations without a debate

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25 July, 2019

DWP confirms that first SDP transitional payment has been issued, on day scheme was introduced by managed migration regulations

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25 July, 2019

1,400 people who have been moved onto universal credit by virtue of suspected fraud have been interviewed under caution

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25 July, 2019

Welsh Government launches consultation on further regulation and inspection of social care services and workers

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25 July, 2019

Robert Jenrick appointed as new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

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25 July, 2019

Whether tribunal justified in switching basis of recovery from that relied on by Secretary of State / sufficiency of secondary evidence to show misrepresentation when claim form no longer available

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24 July, 2019

DWP confirms launch of universal credit managed migration pilot in Harrogate

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24 July, 2019

Urgency to pass managed migration regulations this week without debate is 'disrespectful' and ‘entirely of the government's making’

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24 July, 2019

DWP backtracks on provision of SDP transitional payments to people formerly entitled to the premium only through housing benefit

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24 July, 2019

Secretary of State confirms her decision not to extend implicit consent to Members of the Scottish Parliament

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24 July, 2019

Reduction of recoverable overpayment by way of offsetting amounts following advantageous change of circumstances in overpayment period

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24 July, 2019

Number of cases coming into the formal remit of Housing Ombudsman Service has increased by 26 per cent over last year

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