The Welfare Rights Bulletin is CPAG's journal of welfare benefits and tax credits law and practice. It is also an updating service for our Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook.
Published six times a year, it is sent to all CPAG Rights members as part of the membership package. It is also available on annual subscription.
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Gwyneth King considers changes removing entitlement to universal credit (UC) housing costs for some 18–21-year-olds.
When can the DWP change an ongoing award of personal independence payment (PIP), including where the award was made by a tribunal? Ed Pybus looks at the rules and some recent caselaw.
Employment support allowance (ESA) stops in certain situations, including where the claimant does not have limited capability for work (LCW) or is treated as not having LCW following failure to attend a medical examination without a good reason. Martin Williams takes a closer look.
Simon Osborne reviews changes regarding employment and support allowance (ESA) and the work capability assessment (WCA).
Ed Pybus considers a review of assessments and decision making in personal independence payment (PIP).