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Independent report: A review of the COVID 19 temporary measures

Independent report: A review of the COVID 19 temporary measures

A study by the Social Security Advisory Committee: Occasional Paper No. 24

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 24: A review of the COVID 19 temporary measures

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 24: A review of the COVID 19 temporary measures

A study by the Social Security Advisory Committee: Occasional Paper No. 24

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 23: The use of public funds in supporting the mobility needs of disabled people

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 23: The use of public funds in supporting the mobility needs of disabled people

This report considers the use of public funds in supporting the mobility needs of disabled people.

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Consultation outcome: How public funds can be used to support the mobility needs of disabled people

Consultation outcome: How public funds can be used to support the mobility needs of disabled people

As part of its independent work programme, SSAC is conducting research that examines how public funds can be used most effectively to support the mobility needs of disabled people.

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New Chair of The Social Security Advisory Committee appointed

New Chair of The Social Security Advisory Committee appointed

Dr. Stephen Brien is confirmed as the new Chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee.

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Independent report: Consent in Universal Credit

Independent report: Consent in Universal Credit

A statement by the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) on the outcome of a joint action point from DWP's response to SSAC's managed migration report.

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Transparency data: SSAC register of members' business interests

Transparency data: SSAC register of members' business interests

A register of the business interests of Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) members.

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Correspondence: COVID 19: Letter to Secretary of State from SSAC

Correspondence: COVID 19: Letter to Secretary of State from SSAC

Observations and recommendations on the department’s emergency response to COVID-19.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

This report considers the experience of separated parents and their children in the social security and child maintenance systems.

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FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) Freedom of Information (FOI) releases for 2020.

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Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC)  appointments

Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) appointments

Kayley Hignell appointed to the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC).

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Correspondence: COVID 19: Letter to Secretary of State from SSAC

Correspondence: COVID 19: Letter to Secretary of State from SSAC

Observations and recommendations on the Department’s emergency response to COVID-19.

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Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence between SSAC and DWP about the Universal Credit surplus earnings and self-employed losses for Universal Credit claimants.

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Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

This report sets out the Social Security Advisory Committee's (SSAC's) strategic objectives for the year to 31 March 2021.

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Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

This report sets out the Social Security Advisory Committee's (SSAC's) strategic objectives for the year to 31 March 2021.

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Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence between SSAC and DWP about the Universal Credit surplus earnings and self-employed losses for Universal Credit claimants.

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Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence between SSAC and DWP about the Universal Credit surplus earnings and self-employed losses for Universal Credit claimants.

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Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence: Universal Credit: surplus earnings

Correspondence between SSAC and DWP about the Universal Credit surplus earnings and self-employed losses for Universal Credit claimants.

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FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) Freedom of Information (FOI) releases for 2020.

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Open consultation: How should DWP involve disabled people in changing how it works?

Open consultation: How should DWP involve disabled people in changing how it works?

SSAC are consulting on how DWP engage with disabled people in formulating policies and processes which affect them.

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FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2020

Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) Freedom of Information (FOI) releases for 2020.

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FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2019

FOI release: SSAC FOI releases 2019

Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) Freedom of Information (FOI) releases for 2019.

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Open consultation: How should DWP involve disabled people in changing how it works?

Open consultation: How should DWP involve disabled people in changing how it works?

SSAC are consulting on how DWP engage with disabled people in formulating policies and processes which affect them.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

This report considers the experience of separated parents and their children in the social security and child maintenance systems.

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Open consultation: How public funds can be used to support the mobility needs of disabled people

Open consultation: How public funds can be used to support the mobility needs of disabled people

As part of its independent work programme, SSAC is conducting research that examines how public funds can be used most effectively to support the mobility needs of disabled people.

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Consultation outcome: Social security and separated parents

Consultation outcome: Social security and separated parents

This call for evidence seeks views on the financial position of separated parents and the social security system.

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Government needs to do more to improve the welfare of separated families

Government needs to do more to improve the welfare of separated families

A new report published today by the Social Security Advisory Committee highlights steps needed to improve the welfare of separated parents and their children.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 22: Separated parents and the social security system

This report considers the experience of separated parents and their children in the social security and child maintenance systems.

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Consultation outcome: Social security and separated parents

Consultation outcome: Social security and separated parents

This call for evidence seeks views on the financial position of separated parents and the social security system.

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Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

This call for evidence seeks views on the Claimant Commitment, which Universal Credit claimants need to accept in order to receive Universal Credit payments.

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Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

This call for evidence seeks views on the Claimant Commitment, which Universal Credit claimants need to accept in order to receive Universal Credit payments.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

This report assesses the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

This report assesses the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit.

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Improving the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment as a tool to support people into work

Improving the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment as a tool to support people into work

A new report published today by the Social Security Advisory Committee highlights steps needed to improve the effectiveness of the claimant commitment under Universal Credit.

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Improving the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment as a tool to support people into work

Improving the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment as a tool to support people into work

A new report published today by the Social Security Advisory Committee highlights steps needed to improve the effectiveness of the claimant commitment under Universal Credit.

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Policy paper: Government response: SSAC report on the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

Policy paper: Government response: SSAC report on the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

The government’s response to the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) report about the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit.

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Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

Independent report: SSAC Occasional Paper 21: The effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit

This report assesses the effectiveness of the Claimant Commitment in Universal Credit.

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Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

Consultation outcome: Claimant Commitment

This call for evidence seeks views on the Claimant Commitment, which Universal Credit claimants need to accept in order to receive Universal Credit payments.

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Transparency data: SSAC register of members' business interests

Transparency data: SSAC register of members' business interests

A register of the business interests of Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) members.

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SSAC email addresses are changing

SSAC email addresses are changing

SSAC email addresses are changing from 31 March 2019.

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The Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019: SSAC correspondence

The Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019: SSAC correspondence

A letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions about the Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019.

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Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018: SSAC correspondence

Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018: SSAC correspondence

Correspondence between SSAC and DWP about The Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018.

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Universal Credit managed migration: reducing the risk to claimants

Universal Credit managed migration: reducing the risk to claimants

The Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC)'s independent report on Universal Credit managed migration has been published.

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Government proposal to move claimants on 'legacy' benefits to Universal Credit: consultation announced

Government proposal to move claimants on 'legacy' benefits to Universal Credit: consultation announced

The SSAC is consulting on proposals to move existing claimants in receipt of a working age income-related benefit to Universal Credit.

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Social Security Advisory Committee: Professor Sir Ian Diamond appointed as next Chair

Social Security Advisory Committee: Professor Sir Ian Diamond appointed as next Chair

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt Hon Esther McVey, has announced that Professor Sir Ian Diamond has been appointed the next Chair of SSAC.

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