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Welfare Reform
Since 2010 the UK Government has been implementing a wide range of reforms to the welfare benefits system. Their aim is to get Britain working, fight poverty, support the most vulnerable and help people break the cycle of benefit dependency.

The reforms are the biggest change to the welfare system in over 60 years and present many challenges.

This website provides extensive information and commentary on the key Welfare Reform changes.

Click here for the latest Welfare Reform Timeline, and

Click on one of the links below to find out more:

Welfare Reforms

Multiple Wefare Reforms have been implemented since 2011.

JSA Sanctions

JSA sanctions cause problems for claimants - find out why they happen and what can be done.


ESA is an out of work benefit for people who, through illness or disability, would struggle to work.


Replacing DLA for adults - less generous for some, more generous for others.