AQW 4608/17-22 – Benefit Cap

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities how many claimants are subject to the benefit cap and cannot avail of an Administrative Welfare Supplementary Payment.

Minister for Communities: The most recent statistics on the impact of the Benefit Cap were published in February 2020. At this time a total of 507 households were subject to the Benefit Cap and were not in receipt of a Welfare Supplementary Payment.