The experiences of families claiming LHA
By: Natalie Cass (GFK NOP) Published: May 2013
In June 2010 the new Coalition Government announced its Emergency Budget. This spending planwas explicitly designed to reduce the deficit and included £2billion cuts to housing benefit. The Government also announced its longer term intention to reform the benefits system (‘21st CenturyWelfare’), which was described as too complex and not one which encouraged claimants to work. This report investigates how these reforms have been implemented and the impact on families.
- Interim report (PDF 2.2 MB)