Benefit cap now in place!

Benefit Cap! How Does It Affect Me ?

In April 2013 a cap was introduced to limit the total amount in some benefits that working-age people can receive; even if their full entitlement would otherwise be higher.

Applies to: England, Scotland and Wales

It is not law yet in Northern Ireland but may be introduced at a later date. See the NI Direct website for more information (link opens in a new window).

Administered by: Local Authorities


You can get more information on the benefit cap and how may affect you or go directly to the sections you want to know about by (Clicking Here).

please visit our information sections for more information on financial help.