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01 October, 2019

Welfare rights

Conservative government will ‘continue to improve’ universal credit, says Work and Pensions Secretary
DWP confirms process for verifying EU nationals’ settled status and pre-settled status
New DWP guidance for refugees confirms that benefit claims can be made without a national insurance number
Work and Pensions Committee requests detailed explanation of how technology is being used by DWP in assessment of claims and claimants’ identities
A tribunal’s responsibilities when contemplating use of an informal interpreter at a hearing



Up to 2.6 million housing association tenants to be given the right to shared ownership, says Housing Secretary
Number of homeless deaths increases by 22 per cent in 2018, the largest annual rise so far recorded


Community care

Scottish Government consults on its policies for unpaid carers


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