Consultation outcome

Localisation and social security

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Following this consultation,the committee’s published its report on localisation in May 2015 – Localisation and social security – SSAC Occasional Paper 14

Original consultation


This seeks views on what is understood by ‘localisation’, its effect on benefits and services, and examples of good and bad experiences.

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Consultation description

The committee chose the topic of ‘localisation and social security’ for enquiry following consultation with our stakeholders. We invite submissions to inform and assist us in our consideration of this complex topic.

We are interested in social security in a wide sense that, for example, embraces tax credits, child benefit and tax reliefs for social purposes. We welcome views on how the current arrangements, both in terms of policy and operational delivery, could be improved.


Localisation and social security

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Published 18 November 2014
Last updated 21 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Published the outcome report - SSAC Occasional Paper 14: Localisation and social security.
  2. First published.