Social Security and pensions
Are winter fuel payments sufficient to cover rising costs of consumer energy bills? Can restructuring the UK pension system tackle the threat of pensioner poverty raised by social and demographic change? What measures can the Government take to increase the amount of money recovered from known benefit fraud?These are some of the questions facing MPs and Members of the Lords that are debated during a parliamentary session. This social security, pensions and tax credits topical issues page provides more information about what Parliament is doing on these matters.