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Welfare rights news

11 May, 1998

Social Security Bill - a further change

Change dropped

8 May, 1998

New Handbook available from Disability Alliance

23rd Edition

8 May, 1998

Green Paper Briefing from Disability Alliance

Prepared by Lorna Reith

8 May, 1998

BIP Briefing from Disability Alliance

The Benefits Integrity Project

7 May, 1998

The Green Paper

An overview from LASA of the main points.

7 May, 1998

Budget News

Impact on benefits of the Chancellor's March 17th statement

30 April, 1998

The Green Paper On Social Security reform

A New Contract For Welfare

30 April, 1998

Social Security Bill Backdating Changes Shelved

Government decides against new restrictions

30 April, 1998

Council Tax Benefit Restrictions Amended

Transitional protection for existing claimants announced.

30 April, 1998

Benefits Integrity Project - latest figures

Latest statistics

30 April, 1998

Benefits Integrity Project - further concessions

BIP amended again!

14 April, 1998

Exceptional Leave and Child Benefit

by Jonathan Parr Migrant and Refugee Communities Forum

9 April, 1998

Up coming legal challenges

A round up

9 April, 1998

Transitional Protection for asylum seekers

Regulation 12 of the Social Security Amendment regs introduced on the 5th of February 1996

9 April, 1998

The Future of DLA and AA

New report by the DLA Advisory Board

9 April, 1998

Temporary Admission - New Guidance

HB & CTB Circular A5/98

9 April, 1998

Social Fund - Community Care Grants

Amendments to SF directions which could affect refugees.

9 April, 1998

Proof of Identity and National Insurance Numbers

Evidence requirements

9 April, 1998

New rules for Urgent Cases

Some good news at last!