Know Your Rights campaign

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2013
Reference: 
2013/0801
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will you consider expanding the 'Know your Rights' campaign to include advice on other benefits to which Londoners may be entitled; for example, Childcare support?

Answer

Answer for Know Your Rights campaign

Answer for Know Your Rights campaign

Answered By: 
The Mayor

My Know Your Rights campaign is specifically targeted at helping older people of pensionable age claim benefits to which they are entitled. They are the group who are least likely to take up benefits and most likely to need encouragement and help in making a claim.