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Welfare Reform. The Big Debate. Join us to consider the imminent changes to welfare benefits , for discussion on the impact to service users and how to provide continued support.

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17 th january 2013

Welfare Reform

The Big Debate

Join us to consider the imminent changes to welfare benefits, for discussion on the impact to service users and how to provide continued support.

Hear from the DWP, JCP and Local Authority on PIP, Universal Credit, and replacement schemes for Housing and Council Tax benefits

17th January 2013

17th January 1.30 – 5.00pm, Shrewsbury Town Football Club, SY2 6ST

Pan Disability Network


Overview of welfare reform

Overview of Welfare Reform

The scale of change is huge.

This is the biggest reform of social security for over 60 years.

Every area of the benefit system is set to change as £18 billion is to be cut from the welfare bill by 2014.

And a further £10 billion to come…


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Who will be affected ?


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Changes already taken Place

2011/12

Housing costs and

Transfer from Incapacity Benefit to ESA

Local Housing Allowance

More stringent rules

Changes to

Working tax credits


Overview of welfare reform1

Overview of Welfare Reform

APRIL


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limiting HB to reflect household size and

linking LHA rates to the Consumer Price Index


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OCTOBER


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October 2013

2013 to 2017

Transition arrangements for existing claimants


Overview of welfare reform2

Overview of Welfare Reform

2014

APRIL


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