Welfare reform

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1242
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In your answer (2013/4349) you said that you did not want to duplicate work of organisations monitoring the impacts of welfare reform. Who is responsible for 'keeping a close eye on this work' and what have you observed so far?

Answer

Answer for Welfare reform

Answer for Welfare reform

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are keeping abreast of the monitoring work being carried out by the DWP, DCLG, the Local Government Association, the National Housing Federation, London Councils, Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.