When supplementary benefit
was replaced by income support in 1988 I was working for the predecessor of DWP, and to ensure that claimants did not suffer financial hardship transitional protection was automatically paid.
An interesting supplementary benefit
has been that 181 motoring offences were detected during the course of the operation, keeping people safer on the roads as well as from drugs.
One raised by the minister last week was the failure of 11,400 low-income pensioners to apply for supplementary benefit
As soon as she got into power she awarded the armed forces an 18% pay rise so that people fighting for their country could stop claiming supplementary benefit
In addition, the regulatory inquiry supplementary benefit
has been expanded to include an actual or alleged violation of a privacy breach notice law or privacy injury and identity theft laws that occurs in the rendering of professional services.
1986:Students lose their entitlement to Supplementary Benefit
and Unemployment Benefit during Christmas and Easter vacations.
Introduction of higher long-term rate of supplementary benefit
for men aged over 60 already on supplementary benefit
for one year - down 37,000.
Provision of insurance and management of health expenses and supplementary benefit
benefit to the national contract at the branch level.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday the payment would be given to low-income families as a supplementary benefit
Lukewarm, Boldmere Birmingham Mail, July 29, 1975 People on supplementary benefit
do not have to worry as
She said although pensioners could get supplementary benefit
, in the form of a minimum income guarantee (soon to be called Pension Credit) and although the Chancellor increased this by pounds 7 for single pensioners in the Budget, it was still means tested.
The nineties also saw the end of students being allowed to claim supplementary benefit
during their holidays