Welfare reform


  1. Capability for work questionnaire

    Only fill in this capability for work questionnaire (ESA50) if you’re asked to do so – this is not a claim form.

  2. Carer's Allowance claim form

    Use this form to claim Carer’s Allowance by post if you can’t claim online.

  3. UC50 form: Universal Credit capability for work questionnaire

    Only fill in this capability for work questionnaire (UC50) if you’re asked to do so, this is not a claim form.

  4. Universal Credit: Landlord request for a managed payment or rent arrears deduction

    If a tenant is having difficulty paying their rent, fill in the UC47 form through the online service to request payment of rent from a tenant’s Universal Credit.

  5. Carer's Credit application form

    An application form for Carer's Credit to print and fill in with a pen.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Universal Credit advances
  2. New style Employment and Support Allowance
  3. Universal Credit and other benefits
  4. Claiming Discretionary Housing Payments
  5. Universal Credit: full service and live service
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News and communications

  1. Amber Rudd: Harlow Jobcentre Plus is backing the jobseeker
  2. The Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019: SSAC correspondence
  3. Changes to benefits for mixed age couples
  4. Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018: SSAC correspondence
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Research and statistics

  1. Benefit Cap: number of households capped to November 2018
  2. ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: December 2018
  3. Benefit Cap Statistics - October 2018
  4. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2018
  5. Housing Benefit and structures and services: Local Authority Insight Survey Wave 34
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Work and Health Programme statistics: publication proposals
  2. Moving claimants to Universal Credit from other working age benefits
  3. Universal Credit experimental statistics: future developments
  4. Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment second independent review: government response
  5. Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Recovery data for the 2008 Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme
  2. Work Programme adjustment of referrals
  3. Social Fund account 2015 to 2016
  4. Social Fund account 2014 to 2015
  5. Tackling fraud, error and debt in the benefits and tax credits system
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