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Universal Credit Statistics - February 2020

Universal Credit is a new payment to help support households that are out of work or are on a low income. Universal Credit was introduced in Northern Ireland on a phased geographical basis from 27 September 2017.

Published 27 May 2020Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - February 2020

The Benefits Statistics Summary is released quarterly in the last week of February, May, August and November.

Published 27 May 2020Statistical reports

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - February 2020

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged between 16 to 64 years. PIP and DLA cannot be claimed at the same time. PSU have compiled statistics on the following within PIP:

Published 27 May 2020Statistical reports

The Belfast Islamic Centre (BIC) is a charitable organisation established in 1978 to promote the benefit of the Muslim community in NI by promoting religion, advancing education, relieving poverty and distress and providing facilities for the protection of health and recreatio

Published 25 May 2020Legislation and regulations

Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) and Include Youth are two leading Northern Ireland based Youth Charities that wish to create an iconic, public, visible space dedicated to children and young people in care, which welcomes a wide range of their peers to engage in youth ba

Published 25 May 2020Legislation and regulations

HB Memos contain further guidance on the interpretation of legislation to Housing Benefit and should be read in conjunction with the Housing Benefit Decision Makers Guide.

Published 19 May 2020Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Poverty Bulletin 2018-19

The Northern Ireland poverty bulletin 2018/19 was released on 14 May 2020. The proposed date of next publication will be Spring 2021.

Published 14 May 2020Statistical reports

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has prepared a template for the recording of Councillors’ and Committee Members’ Allowances funded by Councils in 2019/2020.

Published 12 May 2020Circulars

Management information related to Universal Credit Claims, Payments and Advances

The Department, through NISRA, publishes a quarterly statistical bulletin on Universal Credit data. The latest release of that bulletin was released on 26 August 2020 and it covers part of the current COVID-19 emergency situation.

Published 06 May 2020Statistical reports

To ensure that District Council meetings can continue to be held during the Coronavirus crisis while meeting government guidelines on social distancing and self isolation. This will be achieved by allowing members to attend and take part in meetings using remote access.

Published 30 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland (HERoNI) provides a comprehensive, up to date, and accessible source of information on all aspects of Northern Ireland’s historic environment.

Published 30 April 2020Guidance literature

This pilot initiative involves two strands: to test the effectiveness of a match funded philanthropy fund between the public sector and private donors and secondly to provide capacity support to the Voluntary & Community organisations seeking to access philanthropy.

Published 28 April 2020Legislation and regulations

In response to the spread of Covid19 and the risk this poses to the most vulnerable in society the Community Foundation NI (CFNI) have established a Coronavirus Community Fund which is open to constituted community organisations throughout Northern Ireland.

Published 28 April 2020Legislation and regulations

A Hardship Fund for Sport – a Small Grants Resource Programme is needed to support the sports sector during the Covid-19 lockdown and in the recovery months ahead.

Published 22 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The deployment of DRS/CAMLite and the subsequent phased migration of DLA, AA and CA to these systems will allow for the deactivation of DACS and for NI to align with system advances in GB.

Published 16 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Department has produced a guidance document setting out general advice and information predominantly for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector.  The guidance covers issues which may arise during the Covid-19 outbreak including what to do if you/your tenan

Published 16 April 2020Guidance literature

This position statement sets out Historic Environment Division’s objectives in conserving the marine heritage of Northern Ireland and how it aims to meet its obligations under UK historic environment legislation and policy and associated international conventions.

Published 07 April 2020Corporate reports

The Minister for Communities has determined that she shall make funds available to cover council costs incurred when planning for or responding to COVID-19 related issues.

Published 06 April 2020Circulars

The Department wishes to introduce measures to assist those living in the private rented sector in the face of the COVID 19 emergency with particular focus being in relation to financial assistance and prevention of evictions.

Published 06 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Local Government Circular 08/2020 provides a set of consolidated guidance on councillor allowances.

Published 06 April 2020Circulars

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