Welfare reform


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

    If a tenant is having difficulty paying their rent, apply for a Managed Payment to Landlord using the Apply for a Direct Rent Payment service to request payment of rent from a tenant’s Universal Credit.

  2. 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.

  3. Carer's Allowance claim form

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

  4. 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.

  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 you
  4. Claiming Discretionary Housing Payments
  5. The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) toolkit
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News and communications

  1. Around 900,000 could receive increased Housing Benefit from April
  2. Wages outpace inflation for the 18th consecutive month
  3. Increased jobcentre support for women experiencing domestic abuse
  4. Thousands of pensioners to benefit from PIP assessment overhaul
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Research and statistics

  1. Benefit sanctions statistics to July 2019 (experimental)
  2. ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: June 2020
  3. Personal Independence Payment statistics release strategy
  4. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2020
  5. Benefit sanctions statistics to January 2019
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Claimant Commitment
  2. Work and Health Programme statistics: publication proposals
  3. Moving claimants to Universal Credit from other working age benefits
  4. Universal Credit experimental statistics: future developments
  5. Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment second independent review: government response
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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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