Welfare provision ‘overly centralised’ London council chiefs say

By William Eichler | 17 October 2019

A new report from the cross-party organisation London Councils has criticised the current approach to welfare provision, describing it as ‘overly centralised’.

Supporting Low-Income Londoners: The Future of Local Welfare says that the ending of Universal Support this year, through which councils were funded to support Universal Credit (UC) claimants, ended local authorities’ formal role in the delivery of UC.

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