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This response to a call for evidence sets out the case for reforming the 4 social fund payments - Cold Weather, Winter Fuel and Funeral Payments and Sure Start Maternity Grants.
This call for evidence set out the government’s proposals on how central government local delivery of assistance to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for general living expenses. It set out our plans for delivery by local authorities in England in more detail and invited involvement in discussions on how the locally-based service could be designed and administered.
Who the call for evidence is aimed at
This call for evidence is aimed at upper-tier local authorities, welfare rights organisations and other customer representative groups. Also any other interested groups or individuals.
On 23 June 2011 the government published its response to this call for evidence.