Universal Credit in wolverhampton

Universal Credit in wolverhampton

Universal Credit will be rolled out in Wolverhampton between December 2015 and April 2016. As far as we know, to start with the only people affected will be single people who would otherwise have claimed Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance due to unemployment. The...
Universal credit on the way

Universal credit on the way

Universal Credit will be rolled out to all areas from April 2015 and finish by the end of 2015/16. It will be fully implemented for new claims in Wolverhampton from October 2015. People on benefits to be replaced by Universal Credit will be moved over to Universal...
IDS inconvenient truths

IDS inconvenient truths

Benefits Slashing Minister Iain Duncan Smith, continues to ignore facts in favour of his beliefs. His most recent decision to ignore official figures in favour of what he wants to be true concerns disabled people. A recent study has found that nearly 2/3 of tenants...
Pension Changes

Pension Changes

The State Pensions Act 2014 have brought in changes for anyone who retires from this tax year onwards. You now need to have made contributions for 35 years to get the full state pension. You need to have made at least 10 years of contributions to get any state pension...
Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

The last challenge to the bedroom tax in July last year did not go well for anyone who thinks it is an unjust and unfair tax. Now it is the turn of a group of 5 disabled people, who are taking the Government to Court on the grounds that the tax is unjustifiable...
Bedroom Tax Loophole

Bedroom Tax Loophole

There is a loophole in the Bedroom Tax which means 40,000 of the people paying the tax may be exempt. This is because they made an error drafting the law. The error affects working age tenants in social housing who have occupied the same home continuously since 1996....
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