Reply To: Non-dep student away and room level


I would argue the DWP allusion to Income Support regulations is a complete red herring. The question of whether someone is a young person and part of the claimant’s family for IS purposes, is totally different to the issue of whether that person still resides in the property.

Using the IS reg in isolation, you would treat anyone in university education as “not part of the claimant’s family”, even if they were attending the local university and commuting from home.