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Welfare rights news

15 February, 2000

Restriction on Funeral Grants

new Social Fund rules

15 February, 2000

Parental Leave

The latest

10 February, 2000

Tax Credits Guides for Employers

now available

10 February, 2000

Disability Alliance urgently needs welfare rights workers

cover for disability benefits hotline needed

9 February, 2000

Redundancy - earnings owed but not paid

new regulation

1 February, 2000

Social Security Committee on Medical Services

Lasa's Response

28 January, 2000

Winter Fuel Payment - men over 60 can get it too.

article from Robbie Spence at L B Newham Anti-poverty & Welfare Rights Unit

28 January, 2000

Independent Living Funds (ILFs) changes for people in work

DSS announcement

26 January, 2000

RightsNet Discussion Forum Problems

An apology

13 January, 2000

Calling all LA Welfare Rights Officers in London and surrounding area

LWROG welcomes new recruits

23 December, 1999

Disability Rights Handbook 24th Edition (April 1999-April 2000) a Christmas Gift Idea

Press notice from Disability Alliance

3 December, 1999

Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill published

Press release from DSS

2 December, 1999

Welfare Reform & Pensions Bill and the Asylum & Immigration Bill receive Royal Assent

Game, Set and Match

2 December, 1999

The Queens Speech

announcing the next round of welfare reform

2 December, 1999

Tax ‘Boost’ for the over 50’s

Finance Bill 2000

2 December, 1999

Parental Leave

New legislation from 15 December 1999

2 December, 1999

Chancellor Brown’s Pre-Budget Report

the benefit implications

2 December, 1999

Advice 2005? - let us know what you think.

the delivery of information and advice over the next five years