The benefits system needs to be reformed to be fair, affordable and able to reduce poverty, worklessness and welfare dependency. This will make sure people are helped to move into work while the most vulnerable get the support they need.

Policies 5

  1. Welfare reform

    Making the welfare system fairer, more affordable and better able to reduce poverty, worklessness and welfare dependency.

  2. Poverty and social justice

    How the government is working to help people overcome complex problems that lead to poverty, to help them change the course of their lives

  3. Armed forces covenant

    The covenant exists to ensure that service personnel, veterans and their families are not disadvantaged as a result of their service.

  4. Child maintenance reform

    Increasing the number of children who benefit from effective maintenance arrangements and improving collaboration between separated parents.

  5. Employment

    How the government is getting Britain working and helping people break the cycle of benefit dependency.

Detailed guides

  1. European Joint Support Unit (EJSU)

    Providing support for defence staff on NATO and European Union Military Staff (EUMS) postings. Read more

  2. Living in Cyprus

    Essential information for British nationals living in the Republic of Cyprus. Read more

  3. Living in Tanzania

    This guide sets out essential information for British national residing in Tanzania including advice on health, education, benefits, residence requirements and more. We are unable to provide any guidance on general lifestyle enquires apart from the information and links listed below. See our services for British Nationals. Read more

  4. Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC)

    British armed forces casualty administration and notification. Read more

  5. Notorial and documentary services guide for Tanzania

    Letters, informative notes and documentary services available from the British High Commission Dar es Salaam. Read more