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Child Poverty Action group raises concerns over removal of “significant risk” clause – finding that the Social Security Advisory Committee had been ‘misled’ by the DSS.

What: The Child Poverty Action Group writes to the social security advisory committee asking why it had agreed to remove the “significant risk” clause. They cite a benefit appeal in which it was found that the committee had been “materially misled” by what they had been told by the DSS official, although not deliberately.

Why significant: Evidences staff misrepresenting the significance and risk of the change.


Report of the Quinquennial Review of The Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC)