Reply To: Admin Grant – New burdens ?

Julian Hobson

There clearly is an issue to consider given the funding atributable to recovery associated with the roll out of UC – our funding schedule for this coming year includes a sum for the following:

Housing Benefit Debt Migration

This is to fund Local Authorities for the administrative cost of transferring details of claimant Housing Benefit debt to DWP. This funding has been allocated based on estimated debt volumes.

This relates specifically to UC implementation support and forms part of the overall UC funding and not part of the Admin Grant