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Lone parents and Jobseeker's Allowance

Published Thursday, May 20, 2010

By April 2011 most lone parents with a youngest child aged seven or over will no longer be able to claim Income Support but will instead have to claim Jobseeker's Allowance and be available for and seek paid work.

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By April 2011 most lone parents with a youngest child aged seven or over will no longer be able to claim Income Support but will instead have to claim Jobseeker's Allowance and be available for and seek paid work.

Commons Briefing papers SN05532

Author: Steven Kennedy

Topics: Benefits policy, Children and families, Employment schemes, Family benefits, Working age benefits

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