Guidance

HB Circular A3/2012: Changes to contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance for claimants in Great Britain

Changes to contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance (ESA (C)) for claimants in Great Britain.

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This circular provides guidance to support local authorities administering Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit as a result of changes being introduced by the Welfare Reform Act in relation to contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance.

The circular contains guidance on the operational procedures and information flow that local authorities need in order to correctly administer Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit.