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29 January, 1999

The End of BIP

BIP to close on 31st March 1999

27 January, 1999

RightsNet Changes

New and improved

25 January, 1999

Disability benefits Consortium response to ’ A new Contract for Welfare: Support for Disabled People

Government consultation paper response

13 January, 1999

Consultation Exercise on Social Security Reform a response by Greater Manchester Welfare Rights Advi

Based on research: Unlocking Poverty in Greater Manchester

13 January, 1999

A New Contract for Welfare: Support for Disabled People a response by RNID

Consultation Response

13 January, 1999

‘A new contract for welfare: Support for Disabled People’ - LASA’s response

Consultation response

24 December, 1998

Incapacity and Voluntary Work

New Rules

24 December, 1998

Green Paper on Pensions Reforms

'Partnership in Pensions'

23 December, 1998

HRT Update

Latest Developments

23 December, 1998

Data Matching

DSS issue Code of Practice

23 December, 1998

Contributions Agency and Inland Revenue to Merge

New Plans Published

23 December, 1998

Changes to NI Contributions

New rules from April '99

17 December, 1998

Reforming Disability Benefits - A New Contract for Welfare

Manchester Advice Briefing

17 December, 1998

Consultation document on new proposals for funding of supported housing

By Jim McGougan from Manchester Advice

11 December, 1998

‘Supporting People’  - new proposals for the funding of supported housing

Consultation document published

1 December, 1998

Disability Benefits Consultation Paper

A briefing paper by Lorna Reith of Disability Alliance

25 November, 1998

Social Fund - Recovery of Overpayments

New legislation

20 November, 1998

Consultation document launched on benefits for widows and widowers

Alistair Darling announces new plans

17 November, 1998

Further BIP exemptions announced

from 16th November 1998