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

  1. End to unnecessary benefit reassessments for disabled pensioners
  2. Closing the gap between intention and experience
  3. Thousands more households boost work hours and earnings
  4. Amber Rudd: Harlow Jobcentre Plus is backing the jobseeker
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Research and statistics

  1. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2019
  2. ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: March 2019
  3. Housing Benefit debt recoveries: April 2018 to September 2018
  4. ESA underpayments: forecast numbers affected, forecast expenditure and progress on checking
  5. Benefit Cap: number of households capped to November 2018
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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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