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.

In October, Z2K’s Policy & Campaigns Director gave evidence to the Work & Pensions Select Committee on 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.

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