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SSAC @The_SSAC Westminster, London, SW1H 9NA

The Social Security Advisory Committee provides independent & impartial advice to Govt on social security & welfare. Read our blogs: https://t.co/ovUq1n9MEw

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Applauding our vital public services: delivering essential support during the Coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/CzbkWNKgDy
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4/7
2020
Blogged on the vital service of getting financial support to nearly a million new claimants - and on the changes to… https://t.co/f89dtyk1YX
Retweeted by SSACThis is excellent from @lizsayce Chair @ssac Social security is a vital public service delivering essential support… https://t.co/FToq1yW0Lc
Retweeted by SSACAs the scrutiny body for #SocialSecurity an important acknowledgment by @The_SSAC of the critical public service… https://t.co/gWTiEkJm1A
Retweeted by SSAC*NEW BLOG* SSAC's Chair @lizsayce writes about the important work of @DWP's operational staff in providing vital fi… https://t.co/vYIQAqiHFQ
4/2
2020
🗣️ We wanted to let you know when we’re at our busiest to try and help you when making a claim for #UniversalCredithttps://t.co/jeFKgZ7vzS
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3/30
2020
It's not too late to submit written evidence to our consultation exercise and help inform our advice to the Secreta… https://t.co/RRYQQwq2ZPAnother set of extremely helpful stakeholder discussions today, providing valuable insight for #SSAC's latest proje… https://t.co/ffLUF90GwA
3/26
2020
It is not too late for you to contribute to our research - the closing date for submissions to our consultation on… https://t.co/uixklc2fMAThanks to @Aldingbourne_T @PoppyLegion @InclusionLondon @MindCharity @MDUK_News @royaldeaf @indep_lives @NSUNnewshttps://t.co/RibOp2CrsW*CONSULTATION* We want to hear from you about DWP's engagement of disabled people in policies and practices that af… https://t.co/LGlLYXASmQ*CONSULTATION* We want to hear from you about DWP's engagement of disabled people in policies and practices that af… https://t.co/LJ7vwkU8uR*CONSULTATION - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 6 APRIL* Help us develop better understanding of the extent, consistency & eff… https://t.co/Heh1BW9tpY#Coronavirus: Changes to jobcentre appointments https://t.co/IMoijUBstJ
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3/23
2020
More discussions will take place over the coming weeks but, in the meantime, do please share your insight and evide… https://t.co/bGcqmGE6aaHuge thanks to @macmillancancer @Possabilityppl who today met SSAC's @BruceCalderwood & #CarlEmmerson to discuss ou… https://t.co/1au97ys8KtExemption from the shared accommodation rate for care leavers up to 25 is important to their lives -it’s good to se… https://t.co/Cc9wigwZFx
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3/13
2020
We welcome Chancellor’s announcement to exempt care leavers up to age 25 from Shared Accommodation Rate – a recomme… https://t.co/rqOgJxygbV
3/12
2020
The Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) is conducting research into how the DWP engage with disabled people i… https://t.co/kpciA6Q83d
Retweeted by SSAC💭The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) want to know your views so they can change how they work. The 'Social S… https://t.co/b2RjJXzPAL
Retweeted by SSACThe Social Security Advisory Committee is conducting research into how effectively the Department for Work and Pens… https://t.co/h1RrUfizP6
Retweeted by SSACThe Social Security Advisory Committee is conducting research into how the DWP engage with disabled people in formu… https://t.co/4JLXVUSvqD
Retweeted by SSACBBC #Panorama describes the DWP Community Partner scheme, where disabled people were invited to work with DWP to he… https://t.co/0gv1QeABLp
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3/10
2020
*ICYMI* Do you have evidence and/or insight about the way in which DWP engages disabled people on the development o… https://t.co/c3I4rQ8v8PThe Social Security Advisory Committee is conducting research into how the @DWP engage with disabled people in form… https://t.co/crk4311yks
Retweeted by SSACSocial Security Advisory Committee consults on how DWP engages with disabled people https://t.co/HKwVEOzV17
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2/28
2020
Our @The_SSAC consultation on @DWP engagement with disabled people is now live! Love to hear from @WelshGovernmenthttps://t.co/w0IKkeeXFF
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2/26
2020
We are keen to hear from disabled people, DPOs, families and friends and other organisations. What could make engag… https://t.co/yhYtmA7S7B
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2/25
2020
@The_SSAC wants to understand how @DWP & @CommunitiesNI should involve disabled people in formulating policies & pr… https://t.co/eb4pIeXlp8
Retweeted by SSACSSAC member, David Chrimes @DFWC , talks about our latest project which will examine how DWP engages with disabled… https://t.co/Psgr9snPiaPlease get in touch if you have relevant evidence, experience or insight on how DWP involves disabled people & list… https://t.co/gcHidvy1Lw*NEW CONSULTATION* Can you help us develop a better understanding of the extent, consistency & effectiveness of DWP… https://t.co/CXvcx0lIsA
2/24
2020
Great to have @lizsayce at Thistle last week, hearing the views and experiences of people we support and their fami… https://t.co/iGGjDivLIz
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2/18
2020
It was great to meet with colleagues from @The_SSAC to explore areas of shared interest and how we might add value… https://t.co/WvJG5vBvDY
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2/14
2020
A very productive meeting with @The_SSAC and great to see you again to Liz - so glad our paths have crossed yet aga… https://t.co/wwFPeUAg7z
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2/13
2020
Big thanks to everyone who shared views with us - it was really helpful and enlightening https://t.co/BnLBIOv2xZ
Retweeted by SSACGreat discussions and learning today and added bonus to see @SalWitcher again https://t.co/SV4vbueEXA
Retweeted by SSACAnother really good set of meetings in Edinburgh today covering a broad range of issues including UC Scottish Choic… https://t.co/FpkSG6wyav
2/12
2020
A great set of discussions today on a broad range of social security issues with @thistlecharity @CitAdviceScot and… https://t.co/9kUWxW7ax6
2/11
2020
ICYMI: recent blog from our interim Chair @lizsayce on social security support through complex life changes 👇 https://t.co/YJOzN9dYqP
1/10
2020
@mndcampaigns @The_SSAC Thanks for taking part. Its a really important area of welfare policy for us to look at this year.
Retweeted by SSACPleased to have taken part in this @The_SSAC focus group, where we discussed the mobility needs of people living wi… https://t.co/KYIA3Z77iH
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1/9
2020
Great meeting at the DWP @The_SSAC this morning talking all things #motability Do you use the scheme? If so how do… https://t.co/MrWP8qODnv
Retweeted by SSACThanks to @mndassoc @InclusionLondon & #DPTAC for your insightful contributions to today's discussion with #SSAC's… https://t.co/aK9oluSt6N
1/8
2019
Worth checking out the latest thoughts from @The_SSAC https://t.co/Lg51NxHb1b
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12/20
2019
*NEW SSAC BLOG* Social security support through complex life changes https://t.co/YJOzN9dYqP
12/19
2019
*How public funds can be used to support the mobility needs of disabled people* THANK YOU to the organisations & in… https://t.co/oOaK3MHDg5
12/18
2019
Excellent opportunity to contribute to our @The_SSAC work on supporting the #Mobility needs of disabled people https://t.co/NCyVGav564
Retweeted by SSAC @KevinHiggins27 Thanks Kevin.It would be great to hear from people who have used the Motability scheme AND from people with mobility needs who h… https://t.co/m4mIWZyEO7
Retweeted by SSAC @The_SSAC It is great that we are launching this important Call4Evidence - Please do share your experiences with us!
Retweeted by SSAC*CALL FOR EVIDENCE* We are particularly interested in hearing from: disabled people; carers and/or families of disa… https://t.co/AqT4v5zGBc*CALL FOR EVIDENCE* We are examining how public funds can be used most effectively to support mobility needs of dis… https://t.co/GHVOcTodDT
11/5
2019
*ICYMI* Have you seen our latest report which considers the experience of separated parents and their children in t… https://t.co/tRonzBPrfZ
10/25
2019
Gingerbread welcome SSAC report https://t.co/jGITnSgl9FIt was great to join colleagues from across the sector yesterday as @The_SSAC shared findings from their latest rep… https://t.co/uSkpc4JhOX
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10/23
2019
Thank you to everyone who got involved - great to discuss with some of you this morning https://t.co/uPaQR4gFCK
Retweeted by SSACLooking into the issues faced by separated parents supported by the social security system was very interesting in… https://t.co/trBH1sUU3j
Retweeted by SSACPlease take a moment to read our new report! https://t.co/a1DNLbIvSn
Retweeted by SSACDelighted @The_SSAC has done this report. We need a social security system that provides a strong anchor to all par… https://t.co/bHk1JKPWOx
Retweeted by SSACWe were delighted to meet some of you this morning to share our findings and recommendations @Gingerbreadhttps://t.co/xJHR5wPjGSThank you to everyone who submitted evidence to our recent consultation on separated parents and the social securit… https://t.co/t6ZPI2d04fRecommending strategic approach to social security for separated parents - to support children and both parents https://t.co/JhNSPPDR9i
Retweeted by SSACOur new @The_SSAC report finds that there is no clear policy or strategy on how #socialsecurity should support sepa… https://t.co/BNCWC9CGxx
Retweeted by SSACOur latest @The_SSAC report into separated families in Great Britain. Worth a read. #Welfare #families https://t.co/dPXvNjrJzV
Retweeted by SSAC*NEW VLOG* Watch SSAC member @Chris_Goulden talk about our latest report on separated parents and the social securi… https://t.co/7babX9pKD2*NEW REPORT* our latest report highlights relatively high poverty among separated parents, including the parent wit… https://t.co/ZylCA8ou90*NEW REPORT* Our latest report highlights the range of ways separated parents share caring responsibilities of thei… https://t.co/IhOynnwd1K*NEW REPORT* Take a look at our latest report which considers the experience of separated parents and their childre… https://t.co/mG07h0fEst
10/22
2019
Yes vital area - glad @The_SSAC has made recommendations, look forward to action to improve people’s experience https://t.co/OdlkepE3Uv
Retweeted by SSACGood to see @The_SSAC report on the #ClaimantCommitment now published. Such a vital part of #UniversalCredit. We n… https://t.co/n2YBViPeZ7
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9/10
2019
Excellent five recommendations by @The_SSAC on the claimant commitment published. Just hope they don't get lost am… https://t.co/eYD68AU37B
Retweeted by SSACDiscretion to tailor claimant commitments is vital - but it needs to be used fairly. See our recommendations for im… https://t.co/lrsM9Ob1bH
Retweeted by SSACWe found positive examples of claimant commitments being truly tailored - but also examples where commitments didn’… https://t.co/Sig3fC2bAg
Retweeted by SSACLiz Sayce: Claimant commitment is central part of govt's approach to help people into work. We've found that improv… https://t.co/nJXb6loNb0Great to have worked with @The_SSAC on this. It's a really important policy area - one for @theresecoffey to get to… https://t.co/LLiBLEbOgr
Retweeted by SSAC*NEW* SSAC report on the effectiveness of the claimant commitment in Universal Credit published today:… https://t.co/9GlOeHlU5Y
9/9
2019
Another really interesting @The_SSAC today, including our scrutiny of regulations that reduce fixed-term sanctions… https://t.co/7rVciiledI
Retweeted by SSACLast tweet should have been @The_SSAC where I'm headed now. Follow for scrutiny of UK social security regulations a… https://t.co/Wn0Y9sEGJD
Retweeted by SSACMuch looking forward to chairing @The_SSAC today, to good debate on important issues that matter to a lot of people https://t.co/Uq1ttQz2cA
Retweeted by SSACLondon today for @ssac meeting including scrutiny of @DWP plans to reduce the maximum sanction in JSA/UC from 3 yrs to 6 months.
Retweeted by SSACInterim SSAC Chair @lizsayce will today lead 1st Committee meeting since her appointment on 1 Sept. Agenda includes… https://t.co/jEgZES1kw6
9/4
2019
Enjoying working with SSAC and other stakeholders on this issue https://t.co/8PbofBPlak
Retweeted by SSACThanks you for your input to our work on consent in #UniversalCredit: @RiversideUK @londoncouncils @HomelessLinkhttps://t.co/giZivnwnTh*NEW* Blog by #SSAC member @victodd on consent in #UniversalCredit: https://t.co/aA8QUuRSzF
8/7
2019
Looking forward to working with partners and SSAC colleagues on crucial social security issues https://t.co/OxC7zgcvXO
Retweeted by SSACSecretary of State @AmberRuddHR: Grateful to Sir Ian for contribution to SSAC's work over the past year & wish him… https://t.co/6LdaLhKrBsSir Ian Diamond stands down as SSAC Chair following his appointment as National Statistician. @LizSayce appointed… https://t.co/mhYQdtR9Dm
8/6
2019
Sorry you slipped off our list @RiversideUK but very glad @Riv_rachael was able to join us today! https://t.co/Lfe1TpjswaExcellent meeting this morning with @The_SSAC and the @DWP looking at concent and how we can make the process bette… https://t.co/pktpLTnxk4
Retweeted by SSACConsent & Universal Credit: @londoncouncils @HomelessLink @StMungos @EquityUK @CPAGUK @NAWRA_UK @SouthwarkLawCenhttps://t.co/xlSol4zPdL
7/12
2019
We are also looking forward to scrutinising the Children's Funeral Fund for England Regulations during tomorrow's m… https://t.co/TsvmNyFqbwWe've been examining impact of benefit system on living standards of separated parents with dependent children. We'… https://t.co/T10iCRCG0G
6/18
2019
*SSAC VACANCIES* If you have a detailed knowledge of social security law & its implications for implementation, or… https://t.co/1Khc35jR38*LAST REMINDER* If you want to join the Committee and contribute to SSAC's impartial, credible, evidence-based advi… https://t.co/H6y5om6sFV
5/10
2019
@CharityRetail Thank you - done!
5/9
2019
@The_SSAC @ACS_LocalShops @beerandpub @the_brc @UKHofficial @SocialCareWales @PACEYchildcare @CharityRetailhttps://t.co/8nMu1iRDOd
Retweeted by SSACWe are keen to talk to more trade associations @ACS_LocalShops @beerandpub @the_brc @UKHofficial @SocialCareWaleshttps://t.co/w5EKvc2B1rWe want to strengthen our understanding of how the social security system impacts business - from large enterprises… https://t.co/RdQzpZXaDmJob vacancy: @The_SSAC are recruiting for SSAC Committee Members https://t.co/BM41X9llKV #rightsjobs https://t.co/PWL9yQ4fQ8
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5/8
2019

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