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Welfare Assistance Schemes

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 213529, tabled on 5 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will add a question to the consultation on the local welfare provision in 2015 to 2016 to ask whether local welfare assistance funding should continue to be provided by his Department and distributed by it to local authorities.

Answered on

10 November 2014

The consultation on how local welfare provision should be funded in 2015/16 is already underway and closes on 21 November. Option four gives respondents the opportunity to present their own proposals on other options for delivering and funding local welfare provision.

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