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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 9738, tabled on 9 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the potential savings to the public purse from the reduction in the benefit cap over the course of this Parliament.

Answered on

16 September 2015

The estimated additional savings of the lower, tiered cap were announced at the Summer Budget 2015 available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443195/Policy_costings_summer_budget_2015.pdf