Monthly Archives: March 2017

House of Commons approves bereavement benefit cut that will leave 3 out of 4 newly widowed parents worse off

Joint statement from WAY Widowed and Young and Childhood Bereavement Network MPs approve the Bereavement Support Payment Regulations by 292 votes to 236 New scheme due to come into force on 6 April 2017 91% newly widowed parents will be … Continue reading

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Chancellor fails to halt bereavement benefit cut that will leave 3 out of 4 widowed parents worse off

Joint statement from WAY Widowed and Young and Childhood Bereavement Network Chancellor ignores opportunity to pause cut in benefits for widowed parents New scheme due to come into force on 6 April 2017 91% widowed parents will be supported for … Continue reading

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