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    Press Release: DWP Response to Work & Pensions Inquiry into the Benefit Cap

    Anti-poverty charity, Z2K today slammed DWP’s response to the Work & Pensions Select Committee as “complacent” and “harmful”.  The charity, which has helped hundreds of families affected by the cap since its introduction in 2013, was amongst those organisations giving evidence to the committee as part of its inquiry last autumn into the impact of the lower cap. 

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    Press Release: Time to Scrap the Cap

    Anti-poverty charity, Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K), today welcomed the Work & Pensions Select Committee’s damning criticism of the Government’s Benefit Cap on Social Security.

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    Z2K gives evidence to Work & Pensions Select Committee Benefit Cap Inquiry

    In October, Z2K’s Policy & Campaigns Director gave evidence to the Work & Pensions Select Committee as part of its inquiry into the impact of the Government’s Benefit Cap.

    Watch here see why we think the cap should be scrapped and hope the committee will at least recommend that all disabled people, lone parents with young children and homeless households should be exempted from it.