WPC opens inquiry into benefit level adequacy

Committee set to examine principles which underpin the working-age benefits system

Martin Richmond
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WPC chair Stephen Timms
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WPC chair Stephen Timms

The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has launched an inquiry to assess the current adequacy of working-age benefit levels.

The inquiry will assess whether the current benefit levels for working-age savers are sufficient to make ends meet and is also expected to evaluate if a consensus can be reached as to how an adequa...

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