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savings (£ million)cumulative total to
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Announced measure and implementation date2011-122012-132013-142014-152014-15
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Oct-10
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Support for mortgage interest cut from 6.08% to 3.63%15-75-1040-30
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Jan-11
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Child Trust Fund scrapped5405505605602210
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Health in Pregnancy grant scrapped150150150150600
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Apr-11
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Sure Start maternity grant for first child only 75757575300
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Child benefit frozen for 3 years385930125012853850
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All benefits (except state pension) uprated by CPI150030504885755516990
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HB for private renters reduced for new claimants
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capped nationwide00225270495
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four bedroom limit35115145165460
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additional bedroom for carers from 2011-12-15-15-15-15-60
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reduced from median to 30 percentile1303754454751425
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removed £15 excess for claimant whose rent is lower than LHA240240240240960
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Deductions from HB for other adults in the property to increase70135195210610
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Discretionary housing payments increased-10-40-40-40-130
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Baby element withdrawn3002752752751125
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Family element to be withdrawn from families on more than £40,000130125125135515
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Withdrawal rate increased to 41%6457007307552830
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Disregard for in-year income rise reduced from £25,000 to £10,000 13016500295
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Disregard for in-year income rise reduced from £10,000 to £5,00000455540995
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Childcare costs cut from 80% to 70%2703203503851325
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Basic and 30 hour elements WTC frozen for 3 years27075097510303025
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Over 60s eligible if working 16 hours-20-20-20-20-80
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Increase child element of CTC-1490-2560-2610-2630-9290
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Jan-12
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HB cuts from Ap 2011 begin to affect pre-existing claims
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HB restricted to shared room rate for under 35s10170230215625
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Extended conditionality for lone parents whose youngest child is 5070210290570
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Apr-12
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C-ESA withdrawn for work related group after 1 year033083512302395
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Hours rule change for couples from 16 to 24 hours05505455401635
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Backdating cut from 3 months to 1 month03453553601060
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£2,500 disregard for in-year falls in income04457206951860
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50-plus element scrapped0303535100As 2012
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Family element withdrawn immediately after child element04654404201325
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Child element will not be increased as previously announced97595510202950
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Jan-13
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Child benefit withdrawn from higher rate tax payers0360153517403635
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Apr-13
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HB entitlement in social sector to reflect family size00490490980
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CTB to be localised and reduced by 10%00485485970
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LHA uprated by CPI090265355
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Benefit cap introduced00290330620
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Tax credit disregard for in-year increases reduced to £5,0000455540995
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Working age discretionary benefits and tax credits: increase by 1% for 3 years 0050514301935
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Apr-14
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Child benefit increase by 1% for 2 years000175175
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LHA uprated by 1% for 2 years with provision for high rent areas 000105105
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UC - finalise disregards and increase by 1% for 2 years000170170
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Total33608985165602197550880
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as % of grand total6.617.732.543.2100.0
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Source: All figures HM Treasury
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