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Northern Ireland Benefit Cap Briefing

Posted in : NI on 14 June 2016

From 31 May 2016, the benefit cap limits the amount, in total, that claimants in Northern Ireland can receive in benefit payments each week. The Law Centre has published a briefing to explain:

  • how the cap will be applied;
  • the benefits which entitle claimants to be exempted from the cap;
  • additional protection for families until 31 March 2020;
  • likely impact of the benefit cap.

Click here to access the benefit cap briefing

This article is correct at 14/06/2016

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