Tracking welfare reform

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  • No Recourse to Public Funds

    As local authorities are tasked with leading on responses to protect their residents amid the Covid-19 pandemic, this briefing focuses on the impact and implications for those with no recourse to public funds.

  • Supporting low income Londoners

    London Councils’ report ‘Supporting Low-Income Londoners: the future of Local Welfare’ outlines London Councils’ plans for the development of a new model of local welfare.

  • Universal Credit Update

    This briefing outlines the current status of Universal Credit rollout

  • Welfare Reform in London

    This briefing summarises the impact of welfare reform in London so far, sets out the government’s current plans and looks at the key issues for London local authorities.

  • Universal Credit rollout

    This briefing sets out the current status of Universal Credit, explains the additional support available for vulnerable claimants and summarises the experience of those boroughs which already have Universal Credit full service.

  • Discretionary Housing Payments funding 2017/18

    The national Discretionary Housing Payments budget increases by £35 million this financial year (2017/18). However, a change to the distribution methodology and the wider effects of more recent welfare changes will mean that some boroughs, particularly in inner-London, will receive less funding. 

  • Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

    ‘Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper’ was published this year. Read our briefing

  • Benefit Cap Update

    This paper outlines the likely impacts of benefit cap changes in Greater London and measures boroughs can take to manage some of these impacts.

  • Discretionary Housing Payment Expenditure

    This briefing analyses Discretionary Housing Payment figures in detail and examines the overall trends in the context of further welfare reforms.