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. Improving the child maintenance system

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

  2. Fulfilling the commitments of the armed forces covenant

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

  3. Simplifying the welfare system and making sure work pays

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

  4. Helping to reduce poverty and improve 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

  5. Helping people to find and stay in work

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

Detailed guides

  1. Living in Cyprus

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

  2. European Joint Support Unit (EJSU)

    Providing support for defence staff on NATO and European Union Military Staff (EUMS) postings. 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. Notorial and documentary services guide for Tanzania

    British consular officers in Commonwealth countries have no powers under the Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889 to undertake notarial acts, administer oaths or take affidavits which will be effectual in the United Kingdom. Tanzania being a Commonwealth country, the British High Commission in Tanzania cannot perform notarial acts or legalise documents. Read more

  5. Directorate Children and Young People

    Find out how the Directorate Children and Young People help children fulfil their potential. Read more

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