Benefit cap: Nearly 11,000 Londoners face losing over £100 a week

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Finance, Universal Credit

Nearly 11,000 households across London face losing more than £100 a week from next April as part of the Government's £500 a week benefit cap. From that date, households will see the total benefits they can receive capped at £26,000 a year.Some 46% of the 56,000 households affected across Great Britain live in social housing. The Government says the cap is designed to ensure workless households no longer receive more in benefits than the average earnings of working households. Quiz...

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