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Work and Pensions Committee Launch Inquiries

The Work and Pensions Committee have launched two inquiries - the first is a re-launch into Universal Credit, the second is an inquiry into the benefit cap. SFHA would like to ask for member input in order to draft evidence for these inquiries. 

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New DG of UC Operations Appointed

Susan Park has been appointed Director General Universal Credit Operations, accountable for its operation in jobcentres and service centres.

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Supported Housing Funding Reform Consultation - SFHA Response

Thanks to input from SFHA members, SFHA have responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) consultation on funding reforms of supported housing. Read this article to find out more.

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Inquiry into Supported Housing Funding Reform

The Work and Pensions Committee and the Communities and Local Government Committee launched a joint inquiry into the Government's funding reform for supported housing in December 2016. SFHA have been listening to members to prepare evidence for the Joint Committees. Read this article to find out more.

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More to do on Homeless?

SFHA recently represented members at the Homelessness Prevention and Strategy Group’s 7th annual homelessness event in Edinburgh’s Surgeons Hall. Read this article to find out more about the day. 

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Public Accounts Committee Submission

The SFHA  made a submission to the Public Accounts Committee's Inquiry into Benefit Sanctions

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Webinar For Financial Inclusion Workers

A webinar is being held on Friday October 28th on the subject of making effective use of the Knowledge Hub across the frontline financial inclusion sector.

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DWP UC In Work Progression Trial

The DWP has updated its information on its in-work progression randomised control trial.

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Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee has re-opened its Inquiry into the rollout of Universal Credit

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Scottish Government makes call to halt Universal Credit full service roll-out

SFHA welcomes call by Scottish Government to halt Universal Credit full service roll-out

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Conference to hear call for new National Homelessness Strategy

Shelter Scotland holds Annual Homelessness Conference

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Social Security Committee considered Inter-Governmental Co-operation on Social Security

On the 13 March, the Social Security Committee  at Holyrood considered Inter-Governmental Co-operation on Social Security 

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Friday news round-up: 10 March 2017

Catch up with this week's SFHA members' news. 

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SFHA responds to Scottish Government statement on major fuel poverty reports

SFHA comments on government response to Scottish fuel poverty reports 

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