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Benefit cap

Benefit cap myths exposed

23 January 2012
On the day that members of the House of Lords vote on key amendments on the proposals for a household benefits cap, Child Poverty Action Group are exposing the myths on which the policy is based. The Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Alison Garnham, said: "The household benefit cap policy is built on a foundation of myths...

To cap it all…

Issue 222 (June 2011)
David Simmons sets out a critical analysis of the proposal to introduce a ‘benefit cap’ from April 2013.

Spending Review – more cuts

Issue 219 (December 2010)
Angela Toal examines the changes to welfare benefits and tax credits announced in the Government’s Spending Review in October 2010.