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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6703, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the average annual change in the income of households which are (a) subject and (b) not subject to the benefit cap as a result of lowering the benefits cap to the levels proposed in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill in (i) England, (ii) Scotland, (iii) Wales, (iv) Greater London, (v) the London Borough of Islington and (vi) Islington South and Finsbury constituency in each of the next three years.

Answered on

16 July 2015

The Government will set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill in due course.