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Law protecting Windrush generation from benefit loss to be introduced

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Documents show means-tested benefit claimants will not miss out because of new compensation scheme but uncertainty remainsThe government is expected to introduce new regulations to prevent members of the Windrush generation losing out on the financial support they are entitled to in a benefits U-turn, it has been disclosed.In response to the threat of legal action, officials have stated in internal documents that regulations will be introduced “in due course” to ensure those currently receiving means-tested benefits do not lose out on them if they get compensation payouts over the Home Office’s “hostile environment” rules. Continue reading…



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Author : Diane Taylor

Publish date : 2019-05-30 17:01:24

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