Welfare rights

Welcome to CPAG Welfare Rights - replacing AskCPAG as the new home for all our welfare rights information, advice and tools for advisers.

What's new

22 April 2024: For five new articles, including 'The transitional element in practice - an update', check our articles page.

26 March 2024: The Court of Appeal has granted the Secretary of State permission to appeal in our test case: SSWP v WV (UC) [2023] UKUT 112 (AAC).



Support for advisers

Free, expert advice on benefit and tax credit issues if you’re a frontline adviser or support worker.

Advice line for advisers

Tell us about your case - Early Warning System

Support for advisers in England and Wales

Support for advisers in Scotland