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News archive from November 2008
Changes to Income Support and Jobseeker's Allowance

From October 2010 lone parents with a youngest child aged 7 or over will no longer be entitled to Income Support if they are only claiming it because they are a lone parent.  Instead they will have to look for paid work or make a claim for Jobseeker's Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance if they are not able to work due to a health condition or disability.  Further information is available on the DWP website www.dwp.gov.uk/advisers
03 November 2008


Worried about Fuel Poverty?

Energyplus Care is a new tariff for customers who are worried about being cold because of acute housing, health or income issues. 
03 November 2008