This document provides a statement of accounts for the Social Fund for the financial year 2015 to 2016.
DWP is required to present financial accounts about the Social Fund to Parliament every year.
The Social Fund scheme includes:
- help towards maternity expenses
- help towards funeral expenses
- Cold Weather Payments
- Winter Fuel Payments
- Budgeting Loans
We have also published an annual report about how the Social Fund operates for the financial year 2015 to 2016.