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DWP will rule on Universal Credit direct payment exceptions

12 February, 20130 Comments
The Local support services framework for the upcoming welfare reform states that it will be up to the Department for Work and Pensions to make exceptions to normal payment rules; e.g. paying the housing element of Universal Credit of landlords. In most cases Universal Credit will be paid to the claimant, on a monthly basis.
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Should prisoners be given the right to vote?

22 November, 20120 Comments
A draft bill on whether prisoners should be given the right to vote will be published today. MPs will be given three options: giving votes to prisoners who have been behind bars for four years or less, six months or less, or no votes for prisoners at all. In 2005, the European Court Of Human
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