Back Again

This site hasn’t been updated for a couple of years, but I am hoping to sort this out over the next week or so. So just be aware that some links will be out of date, and information may not be reliable at the moment. Sorry all, I’ve not been so well, and campaigning has…

Social Rent Affordability and Benefits Cap – Report

Affinity Sutton’s analysis of new research by the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR) shows that charging a rent between social and market rent could ease the strain of soaring private rents for thousands of families if they are able to obtain a new housing association home. However, those dependent on benefits and…

Proposed changes to contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance

From the DWP Advisor website.   The Welfare Reform Bill currently going through Parliament is proposing two changes to contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance (ESA): to limit the amount of time that people in the Work Related Activity Group can receive contribution-based ESA to 12 months; and to remove the special contribution criteria for ESA…