What is Welfare Reform?
Many changes have been made to the benefits system since 2011 and these changes are still ongoing. These changes are referred to as Welfare Reform.
What Changes Have Been Made?
Many changes have been made so far and more are still to come. To date we have had the following – click on the link below to learn more about each of the changes and what it might mean for you:
- Under Occupation Charge – more commonly known as ‘Bedroom Tax’
- Benefit Cap
- Personal Independence Payments
- Two Child Limit
- Pension Credit Changes
- Universal Credit
- Social Security Scotland – introduced 2019
Are there any more changes to come?
Yes, more changes are expected. There will be further changes to Universal Credit and Pension Credit as well as a number of other benefits being introduced by Social Security Scotland.