Northern Ireland Benefit Cap Briefing

Posted in : NI on 14 June 2016
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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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