There are certain eligibility rules for lone parents who want to claim Jobseeker's Allowance.
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Lone parents with school age children may no longer be entitled to Income Support once their youngest child turns 5. Instead they may be able to claim Jobseeker’s Allowance. To get this they need to look for paid work.
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10 June 2013
30 October 2014
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Department for Work and Pensions
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