income support


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income support

n
(Social Welfare) (in Britain, formerly) a social security payment for people on very low incomes

income support

In the United Kingdom, welfare payments made to the unemployed or people on low incomes.
Translations

income support

n (Brit) → sussidio di indigenza or povertà
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President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the government to launch more socio-economic welfare programmes like Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) for the uplift of deserving people.
Police had received complaints that Naeem and Muzzamil Hussain hailing from Bhakar district were allegedly preparing factious Benazir Income Support Programme cards and drawing amounts with original cards of the genuine beneficiaries by deception.
Mr Andrews said making the income support data readily accessible is part of the Government s policy to reduce red tape.
The Australian government provides an income support bonus amounting to $211.
Senator Ishaq Dar said that he had voluntarily deposited his personal share under Income Support Levy (ISL) and had great faith that well to do and affluent Pakistanis would also contribute towards ISL as their share for helping their less fortunate countrymen.
Buckley was entitled to claim income support after falling from a roof while at work in 2001.
Thirty-two-year-old Murphy, of Dundee, pled guilty to failing to give prompt notification to the Department for Work and Pensions of a change in circumstances that affected her entitlement to income support.
Thomas admitted to failing to notify the DWP and Swansea council of a change in circumstances that she knew would affect her entitlements to Income support and council tax benefit, namely that she was living with her partner.
Leanne Harrison, aged 22, of Oakenfield, falsely claimed pounds 6,333 income support and housing benefit while she was working.
The 54-year-old admitted failing to declare his capital to obtain income support, housing benefit, and council tax relief.
Some 990,000 have been on incapacity benefit or income support for a decade.
DWP officials even threatened her with a criminal investigation for fraudulently claiming income support after receiving the payment.