Welfare Reform Act 2012: impact assessments

A collection of impact assessments relating to Welfare Reform Act 2012

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

We have also published equality impact assessments for these measures.


  1. Universal Credit impact assessment
  2. Benefit cap impact assessment
  3. Social sector housing under-occupation impact assessment
  4. Disability Living Allowance reform (Personal Independence Payment) impact assessment
  5. Housing Benefit: CPI uprating of Local Housing Allowance impact assessment
  6. Fraud penalties and sanctions impact assessment.
  7. Conditionality, sanctions and hardship impact assessment
  8. Social Fund localisation impact assessment
  9. Consideration of revision before appeal impact assessment.
  10. Tell Us Once (registering a birth) impact assessment
  11. Universal Credit budgeting advances impact assessment
  12. Assessment of impacts cover note – Welfare Reform Bill 2011
  13. Time-limiting contributory element of Employment and Support Allowance impact assessment
  14. Data sharing impact assessment.
  15. Industrial injuries benefits simplification impact assessment
  16. Child maintenance (new scheme) impact assessment
  17. Youth provisions in Employment and Support Allowance impact assessment
  18. Entitlement to work as a condition for contributory benefits and statutory payments impact assessment
  19. Single Fraud Investigation Service impact assessment.
Published 10 December 2012