Latest issues emerging from the Early Warning System include: claimants subject to the benefit cap not benefiting from the increase in UC, EU nationals with no entitlement to means-tested benefits; disabled people struggling to claim PIP or partake in assessments, and the impact of bereavement on social security entitlement
Latest findings emerging from the Early Warning System include: difficulty accessing PIP claim forms, people accruing rent arrears because they are unable to move and confusion about which benefit to claim
This report identifies a range of problems arising from the rigid system of monthly assessment of both income and circumstances in universal credit, based on cases from CPAG’s Early Warning System, and proposes practical solutions.
This report brings together cases from our early warning system, analysing the most common universal credit problems we're seeing. The top issues include administrative errors, problems with housing costs and difficulties making a claim.
This report looks at the impact of welfare reform in London where child poverty rates and housing costs are already higher than other parts of the country and finds fears that the capital could become unaffordable for low income families.