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Welfare reforms - changes to benefits system

discretionary crisis fund 

Benefit sanctions

From April 2013 the government is making huge changes to the benefits system. If you’re claiming benefits you need to do all you can to be prepared.

If you’re of working age the changes are likely to affect you. If you are of Pension Credit age (receiving Pension Credit) you won’t be affected.

Summary of main changes

Download a leaflet giving a summary of the benefit changes (303kb pdf)

Helping you prepare for the changes

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