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SSAC Occasional Paper 5: Third Party Deductions

Third Party Deductions (TPDs): Time for a Policy Review? (February 2008)



The Social Security Advisory Committee produces Occasional Papers to support the advice offered to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Committee’s remit.

This paper (February 2008) explores the current situation of third party deductions from benefits and considers whether the overall rationale for these deductions is focused and based upon consistent policy intentions.

Published 1 February 2008