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The minutes of each Department Management Board (DMB) will be available once they have been ratified. A copy of the ratified minutes are attached. 

Published 13 November 2019Agendas and minutes

Local Councils prompt payments report for quarter ending September 2019.

Published 12 November 2019Financial plans and reports

The Department decided that the UCCF should be delivered within the current Discretionary Support (DS) Scheme, which is provided for in the DS Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016.  Payments from the UCCF are made available in the form of non-

Published 12 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The Social Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 make amendments to the Social Security (Immigration and Asylum) Consequential Amendments Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000.  These changes to domestic legislation

Published 12 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 11 November 2019Circulars

The current definition of affordable housing was drafted to reflect the affordable housing products available at the time of its development, namely social housing and shared ownership housing.

Published 06 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The total number of appeals registered during the year to which this report relates was 9197, of which 1021 were monitored.

Published 04 November 2019Independent reports

The Development Guide has been amended to provide an update to Scheme Approval – Band 3 – Other schemes: New Build/Re-improvement/Rehabilitation/Supported Housing/Works Only

Published 04 November 2019Guidance literature

The Development Guide has been amended to provide an update to Calculating Grant – Total Cost Indicators (TCI) Summary.

Published 01 November 2019Guidance literature

Experience of sport in Northern Ireland 2018/19

Statistics on participation in sport: findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 31 October 2019Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - July 2019

The Benefit Cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that working-age people can receive. From 31 May 2016, the amount a household could receive in benefit income was limited to £26,000 per annum.

Published 30 October 2019Statistical reports

Vacancies: Statistical Factsheet October 2019

This Statistical Fact Sheet, which is published three times a year (along with a more detailed annual bulletin), presents key information on employment vacancies which have been notified to the Department for Communities (DfC) JobCentres / Jobs &a

Published 30 October 2019Statistical reports

This report gives detailed information on progress on the standard of decision making within the Child Maintenance Service.

Published 30 October 2019Corporate reports

The fact sheet provides a quarterly overview of the performance and composition of the Fund for the three months ending 30 September 2019.

Published 29 October 2019Financial plans and reports

Sample PIP form and information booklet

Published 25 October 2019Guidance literature

Experience of volunteering by adults in Northern Ireland 2018/19

Statistics on experience of volunteering: findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 24 October 2019Statistical reports

Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16 to 64 years.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit designed to help people with long-term health conditions or disabilities live more independently by supporting those in greatest need.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

A quick guide for advisors when making a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim on behalf of someone who is terminally ill (who has less than six months to live) to allow them to get help quickly when they claim PIP.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16 to 64 years. Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance cannot be claimed at the same time.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

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