Uprate benefits in line with inflation, urges WPC

The WPC has urged the government to uprate benefits in 2023 in line with the 2022 CPI rate

Holly Roach
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The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has urged the government to uprate benefits in April 2023 in line with the September 2022 Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate.

In a letter to chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, WPC chair Stephen Timms urged Kwarteng to honour his predecessor Rishi Sunak's commitment to uprate benefits "in the usual manner, in line with inflation"....

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